from The Century Dictionary.

  • To bark at; snarl at; rail against.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb obsolete To bark or snarl, as a dog.


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  • (Obsolete) To rail.

    February 12, 2008

  • 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