English version

rick in Agriculture topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrickrick1 /rɪk/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TAa large pile of straw or grass that is kept in a field until it is needed syn haystack
Examples from the Corpus
rick• a rick of neatly stacked logs• If it is stored for too long in rick or barn, rats and mice can cause heavy losses.• We usually played in the fields and around the barns and straw ricks together.• He went to look at the ricks again.• None of them thought of looking at the ricks.• He returned to the barn to ask the other farm workers to help him cover the ricks.• It was too late to save the rick, so for a few minutes he stood and stared at the flames.• Another flash of lightning allowed him to see the figure of a woman running towards the rick.