Ram"shac*kle (?), a. [Etymol. uncertain.]

Loose; disjointed; falling to pieces; out of repair.

There came . . . my lord the cardinal, in his ramshackle coach. Thackeray.

 

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Ram"shac*kle, v. t.

To search or ransack; to rummage.

[Prov. Eng.]

 

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