On August 9, a rickety fishing boat with 124 Syrians reached the southern coast of Calabria.
To get here, some have had to undertake long journeys on rickety buses or hitchhike on roads made unsafe at night by bandits.
Two days later, a rickety wooden shack was attacked in a residential neighborhood.
We were staying in this cool, rickety, haunted hotel on Lake Michigan and just had an amazing time.
There were taxis, called “hackneys,” which were rickety stagecoaches cast off by the rich and repurposed as transport for hire.
Going up the passage I have mentioned above, and climbing a rickety stair, I found myself in a room containing a couple of clerks.
There was a thud as his fist hit the rickety, squeaking table in the center of the room.
The devil take the rags, the rickety huts, the straw litters and the black bread!
Another, a third, and a fourth gust rattled and shook the rickety frame.
The furniture consisted of a few bent-hardwood chairs and a rickety table covered with a gaudy cloth.