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DICTIONARY OF RHYMES.
slab stab tab
habnab • babe
attack
lilac
nick-nack
almanac
cardiac
symposiac
aphrodisiac
dypsomaniac
hypocondriac
salammoniac
celiac iliac
opaque break
maniac
take
zodiac
neck
demoniac elegiac
speak
ACE"
ace
chase
base
dace
brace
face
case
grace
AC, ACK
back
black
brach \
brack%
clack
crack
hack
knack
lac
lack
pack
plaque
quack
rack $
sac
sack
slack
smack
snack ||
stack
tack
thwack U
track
whack
wrack
arrack
* A vulgarism, contracted from hap-ne-hap, let it happen or not; at all risks ; at the mercy of chance.
Cursed be they that build their hopes on haps.—Sidney. t A bitch hound—still current in the Eastern counties. Truth's a dog that must to kennel; he must be whipped out, while Lady the brach, may stand by the fire and stink.—Shakspere. I Obsolete. A flaw, a crack.
A brack in the stuff.—Beaumont and Fletcher. § In addition to the many ordinary meanings of this word, it is used vulgarly for wreck, in the phrase rack and ruin; and is also cognate with reek, vapour, mist.
The clouds above which we call the rack.—Bacon. Leave not a rack behind.—Shakspere. || A colloquialism from snatch,—a slight hasty meal; a share; to go shares, to go snacks.
^T A vulgarism.
With many a stiff thwack, many a bang, Hard crab-tree and old iron rang.—Hudibras.
We'll thwack him hence with distaffs.—Shakspert,
•• Then gladly turning sought his ancient place, And passed a life of piety and peace.—Parnell.
By a stream side, on the grass
On her shining hair and face.—E. B. Browning.
All its allotted length of days,
The flower ripens in its place.—Tennyson.
From belt to belt of crimson seas—
A hundred spirits whisper, " Peace."—Tennyson.