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cloud rack

noun
1.
rack4 (def 1).
Origin of cloud rack
1840-1850
1840-50
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  • There was no moon, and it would have been a brave star which dared send its cheerful gleam through that cloud rack.

    Three Little Women's Success Gabrielle E. Jackson
  • The cloud rack hung above, a vault of gloom in which the upper winds coursed sadly.

    A Dozen Ways Of Love Lily Dougall
British Dictionary definitions for cloud rack

cloud rack

noun
1.
a group of moving clouds
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