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Synonyms for rail

Synonyms for rail

a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports

a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll

a horizontal bar (usually of wood or metal)

any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud

complain bitterly

enclose with rails

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provide with rails

separate with a railing

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convey (goods etc.) by rails

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travel by rail or train

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lay with rails

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fish with a handline over the rails of a boat

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spread negative information about

criticize severely

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References in classic literature ?
Daughtry, one hand on the rail, with his free arm clasped the Ancient Mariner around the waist.
A sailor, in the main rigging, carried away a ratline in both hands, fell head-downward, and was clutched by an ankle and saved head-downward by a comrade, as the schooner cracked and shuddered, uplifted on the port side, and was flung down on her starboard side till the ocean poured level over her rail.
The journey to Cairo, one hundred and thirty miles by rail, can be made in a few hours, and from which can be visited the site of ancient Memphis, Joseph's Granaries, and the Pyramids.
After the court attendant had uttered more unintelligible words, every one sat down; and the financier again moved hurriedly to the rail.
The tipstaffs beat upon the rail, the lawyer he had interrupted uttered an indignant exclamation, Andrews came hurriedly toward him, and the young judge slowly turned his head.
Jerry, still intent on Meringe, took advantage of the level footing to recover himself and scramble toward the rail.
Turjun, the panthan, was the last to clamber over the rail of the Thuria, drawing the rope ladder in after him.
At the rail Kar Komak turned to speak to the warrior who had been detailed to accompany him.
Then she made as to toss it out, and, involuntarily, he made a half-movement toward the rail, but was checked by sharp cries of reproof from his companions.
Before a hand could stay him, the boy was over the rail and curving beautifully downward after the coin.
The wind puffed strongly, and the Ghost heeled far over, burying her lee rail.
On either side the deck, against the rail and bottoms up, were lashed a number of small boats.
The train, jerking at regular intervals at the junctions of the rails, rolled by the platform, past a stone wall, a signal-box, past other trains; the wheels, moving more smoothly and evenly, resounded with a slight clang on the rails.
exclaimed the indignant official, spiking a loose tie across the rails.
I never was in a better box than that, and the sides were not so high but that I could see all that went on through the iron rails that were at the top.