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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To bark or snarl, as a dog.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To bark at; snarl at; rail against.

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  • On rail, WordNet suggests:
    (v): complain bitterly
    (v): express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
    (v): enclose with rails
    (v): close in; darkness enclosed him"
    (v): provide with rails
    (v): give something useful or necessary to
    (v): separate with a railing
    (v): make a division or separation
    (v): convey (goods etc.) by rails
    (v): move something or somebody around; usually over long distances
    (v): travel by rail or train
    (v): be carried or travel on or in a vehicle
    (v): lay with rails
    (v): put in a horizontal position
    (v): fish with a handline over the rails of a boat
    (v): catch or try to catch fish or shellfish
    (v): spread negative information about
    (v): use foul or abusive language towards
    (v): criticize severely
    (v): speak out against

    Which one might this be?

    September 30, 2008

  • (Obsolete) To rail.

    February 12, 2008