Ranch (?), v. t. [Written also raunch.] [Cf. Wrench.]

To wrench; to tear; to sprain; to injure by violent straining or contortion.

[R.] Dryden. "Hasting to raunch the arrow out."

Spenser.

 

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Ranch, n. [See Rancho.]

A tract of land used for grazing and rearing of horses, cattle, or sheep. See Rancho, 2.

[Western U. S.]

 

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