rax

rax

[raks] Scot. and North England.
verb (used without object)
1.
to stretch oneself, as after sleeping.
2.
to extend the hand.
verb (used with object)
3.
to elongate; stretch.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English (north) raxen, Old English raxan; akin to Old English reccean to stretch, German recken

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rax (ræks)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to stretch or extend
2.  (intr) to reach out
3.  (tr) to pass or give (something to a person) with the outstretched hand; reach: rax me the salt
4.  (tr) to strain or sprain
 
n
5.  the act of stretching or straining
 
[Old English raxan]

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