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  • n. Plural form of rick.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of rick.


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  • Inside the "ricks," where corn liquor is aged in handcrafted new oak barrels that have been charred on the inside to lend the whiskey its distinctive color and aroma, it occurred to me that here was a uniquely American form of capturing sunlight.

    The Seattle Times

  • April 2, 2009 at 10: 06 pm for me it would be ricks swamp thing run for would love to know how he would have ended his take on swamp thing. also Steve Gerber's original ending to omega. also would love to see John Byrne finaly finish next men. or his uncompleted galactus story

    Six by 6 | Six other comics I’d like to see more of | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

  • Black ricks of plastic-wrapped silage and the crops of tall maize, awaiting late harvesting as winter fodder for dairy cows, stand out in this ancient landscape of small fields edged with massive banks built of boulders.

    Country diary: Zennor, Cornwall

  • (But “a wet and windy May fills the hay ricks with hay.”)

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Everton's Tim Howard, West Ham's Robert Green and Sunderland's Simon Mignolet helped take the heat off their colleagues from the Goalkeepers 'Union, showing admirable solidarity with ricks of their own, while Chris Kirkland served up a performance so bad he resembled a sickly child who'd been gifted the chance to play in goal for Wigan Athletic by a charity.

    Five things we learned from watching football this weekend

  • Outdoors: pasturelands, fields where cereals are grown, furrows ready for sowing, ricks (stacks of hay or straw), forages, arable land (especially if it is a little dry), fertilizable flat enriched soil, private gardens.

    Astrology for Enlightenment

  • I maeks deh ohai-coo cleen, and deh lim-ricks dirty.

    RAWR. - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Others had to tell of country people, coming in from neighbouring villages, who had seen great trees lying torn out of the earth, and whole ricks scattered about the roads and fields.

    David Copperfield

  • On Sundays he mostly lay all day on the sluice – gates, or stood against ricks and barns.

    Great Expectations

  • The rich, sweet smell of the hay – ricks rose to his chamber window; the hundred perfumes of the little flower – garden beneath scented the air around; the deep – green meadows shone in the morning dew that glistened on every leaf as it trembled in the gentle air; and the birds sang as if every sparkling drop were to them a fountain of inspiration.

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club


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