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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).

WRACK, n.2, v.2 Variant spelling of Rack, n.3, v.2, also in Eng.

I. n. Flying clouds.Slk. 1926 Border Mag. (Feb.) 28:
Far doon the swire an' thro' the wrack I saw a lonely lum that reekit.

II. v. With up, of the sky: to clear up.Cld. 1825 Jam.:
This day's wrackin' up.

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