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  • v. Present participle of rick.

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Examples

  • The Wallabies expect to have the hooker Stephen Moore, who pulled out on Saturday after ricking his back in the warm-up, available at Twickenham.

    Sky falls on Australia pack but victory still slips from Wales' grasp

  • Page 77 the new ground corn & potatoes untill dinner time they joined and finished the Rye. hauling and ricking.

    Ferry Hill Plantation journal : January 4, 1838-January 15, 1839,

  • For the thing which had caught the boy's eyes was a blaze on the ridge, its flames leaping and ricking at the thinning darkness, its smoke a black smudge on the horizon, staining the glow of the dawn.

    Judith of Blue Lake Ranch

  • Young Kenner, having deposited his camp outfit in a heap on the ground, began lifting out tall, round bottles, four at a time and ricking them neatly beside the large sagebush indicated by the officer.

    The Trail of the White Mule

  • He had stuck his ricking-rod, or poniard, as it was indifferently called — a long iron lance, polished by handling — into the stack, used to support the sheaves instead of the support called a groom used on houses.

    Far from the Madding Crowd

  • He had stuck his ricking-rod, or poniard, as it was indifferently called -- a long iron lance, polished by handling -- into the stack, used to support the sheaves instead of the support called a groom used on houses.

    Far from the Madding Crowd

  • He was lying on his back in the meadow -- for they had been ricking the hay from the lapcocks -- when that delicious languor which arises from the three greatest provocatives to slumber, want of rest, fatigue, and heat, so utterly overcame him, that, forgetting his love, and all the anxiety arising from it, he fell into a dreamless and profound sleep.

    Fardorougha, The Miser The Works of William Carleton, Volume One

  • Run, for your life, to the back-yard, give a whistle to call all the boys that's ricking o 'the turf, away with 'em to the cellar, out with every sack of malt that's in it, through the back-yard, throw all into the middle of the turf-stack, and in the wink of an eye build up the rick over all, snoog

    Tales and Novels — Volume 08

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