rail


rail (http://definr.com/rail)

     n 1: a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports [syn:
          railing]
     2: short for railway; "he traveled by rail";1 "he was concerned
        with rail safety"
     3: a bar or bars of rolled steel making a track along which
        vehicles can roll [syn: track, rails]
     4: a horizontal bar (usually of wood)
     5: any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the
        family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for
        running on soft mud
     v 1: complain bitterly [syn: inveigh]
     2: enclose with rails; "rail in the old graves" [syn: rail in]
     3: provide or enclose with rails; "The yard was railed"
     4: separate with a railing; "rail off the crowds from the
        Presidential palace" [syn: rail off]
     5: convey (goods etc.) by rails; "fresh fruit are railed from
        Italy to Belgium"
     6: travel by rail or train; "They railed from Rome to Venice";
        "She trained to Hamburg" [syn: train]
     7: lay with rails; "hundreds of miles were railed out here"
     8: fish with a hand-line aver the rails of a boat; "They are
        railing for fresh fish"
     9: spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda
        vilified the Jews" [syn: vilify, revile, vituperate]
     10: criticize severely; "He fulminated against the Republicans'
         plan to cut Medicare"; "She railed against the bad social
         policies" [syn: fulminate]