The hand guard is on a rail so each stroke is precise and safe.
Whom do we rail against if the guy in the Oval Office is one of us?
Certainly, these costumes are easy to laugh at, but the time to rail against them has come and gone.
As Bill Clinton learned in 1995, the issue is a political third rail.
In any case, Burgess likes to rail against these pushy liberals and their tricky, communistic light bulbs.
Yet all I could do was to rail against the unfairness of the unwarranted punishment.
After he had gone, just as Allis was leaving the rail, she was again accosted; this time by Shandy.
He clung to the rail there and braced one naked foot against a stanchion.
Just watch the Indian, an' don't let him shut you in on the rail if you can help it.
Both passengers in the air-ship were now leaning over the rail of the suspended car.
"horizontal bar passing from one post or support to another," c.1300, from Old French reille "bolt, bar," from Vulgar Latin *regla, from Latin regula "straight stick," diminutive form related to regere "to straighten, guide" (see regal). Used figuratively for thinness from 1872. To be off the rails in a figurative sense is from 1848, an image from the railroads. In U.S. use, "A piece of timber, cleft, hewed, or sawed, inserted in upright posts for fencing" [Webster, 1830].
"small wading bird," mid-15c., from Old French raale (13c.), related to râler "to rattle," of unknown origin, perhaps imitative of its cry.
"complain," mid-15c., from Middle French railler "to tease or joke" (15c.), perhaps from Old Provençal ralhar "scoff, to chat, to joke," from Vulgar Latin *ragulare "to bray" (cf. Italian ragghiare "to bray"), from Late Latin ragere "to roar," probably of imitative origin. See rally (v.2). Related: Railed; railing.
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