• (v. t. & n.) See 2d & 3d Wreak. • (v. t.) To involve in a wreck; hence, to cause to suffer ruin; to balk of success, and bring disaster on. • (v. i.) To work upon a wreck, as in saving property or lives, or in plundering. • (v. t.) To bring wreck or ruin upon by any kind of violence; to destroy, as a railroad train. • (v....Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/wreck/
1. The destruction or injury of a vessel by being cast on shore, or on rocks, or by being disabled or sunk by the force of winds or waves; shipwreck. 'Hard and obstinate As is a rock amidst the raging floods, 'Gainst which a ship, of succor desolate, Doth suffer wreck, both of herself and goods.' (Spenser) ... 2. Destruction or injury of anything, ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
a ship that has been destroyed at seaFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
Wreck intransitive verb 1.
To suffer wreck or ruin. Milton. 2.
To work upon a wreck, as in saving property or lives, or in plundering. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/W/54
Wreck noun [ Middle English wrak , Anglo-Saxon wræc exile, persecution, misery, from wrecan to drive out, punish; akin to Dutch wrak , adj., damaged, brittle, noun , a wreck, wraken to reject, throw off, Icelandic rek a thing drifted ashore, Swedish vrakFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/W/54
Wreck transitive verb & noun
See 2d & 3d Wreak
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A wreck (called in law Latin, wreccum maris, and in law French, wrec de mer,) signifies such goods, as after a shipwreck, are cast upon land by the sea, and left there within some county, so as not to belong to the jurisdiction of the admiralty, but to the common law. The term `wreck of the sea' includes, 1. Goods found at low water, between high.....Found on http://www.lectlaw.com/def2/w056.htm
- something or someone that has suffered ruin or dilapidation 2. [n] - a ship that has been destroyed at seaFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=wreck
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