Rax meaning

(UK, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To stretch; stretch out.
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(UK, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To reach out; reach or attain to.
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(UK, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To extend the hand to; hand or pass something.

Please rax me the pitcher.

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(gaming slang) Barracks.
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(UK, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland, intransitive) To perform the act of reaching or stretching; stretch one's self; reach for or try to obtain something.
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(UK, dialectal, chiefly Scotland, intransitive) To stretch after sleep.
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Origin of rax

  • From Middle English raxen, rasken (“to stretch oneself”), from Old English raxan, racsan (“to stretch oneself after sleep”), probably alteration, with formative s, of Old English ræcan, ræccan, reccan (“to stretch, extend”), from Proto-Germanic *rakjaną (“to stretch”), from Proto-Indo-European *reǵ- (“to make straight”). Related to Dutch rekken (“to stretch”), German recken (“to stretch”), Swedish räcka (“to suffice, reach, pass, last”).

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  • Shortening of barracks.

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