- a stack of hay, straw, etc. in a field, esp. one covered or thatched for protection from rain
- ☆ a pile of firewood like a cord, but of less width
- ☆ a set of shelves for storing barrels or boxes
Origin: Middle English rec, reek from Old English hreac, akin to Dutch rook, Old Norse hruga, a heap from Indo-European an unverified form (s)kreuk- from source ridge
Origin: prob. from Middle English wricken: see wrick
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Origin: Middle English reke, from Old English hrēac.