from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A variant of ransack, simulating ramshackle.


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  • But for the pupils of Belle Primary School, a ranshackle grey, red and black block of buildings in Soweto with shattered windows and no electricity, hooking onto the Internet - part of the new curriculum - appears a bit far fetched.

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