Rail

Noun

  • A railroad; a railway, as a means of transportation.

    "a small Scottish village not accessible by rail"

  • Any of several birds in the family Rallidae.
  • (obsolete) Specifically, a woman's headscarf or neckerchief.
  • A railroad; a railway, as a means of transportation.

    "We travelled to the seaside by rail."

  • (surfing) One of the lengthwise edges of a surfboard.
  • (obsolete) An item of clothing; a cloak or other garment; a dress.
  • The metal bar that makes the track for a railroad.
  • A horizontal piece of wood that serves to separate sections of a door or window.
  • A horizontal bar extending between supports and used for support or as a barrier; a railing.

Verb

  • (intransitive) To travel by railway.
  • (transitive) To range in a line.
  • (transitive) To enclose with rails or a railing.
  • To complain violently (against, about).
  • (obsolete) To gush, flow (of liquid).

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