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Music
a. a medieval woodwind instrument of deep bass pitch
b. a reed stop on an organ of deep bass pitch
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Both Mtwalume and Ifafa valleys are now crossed by towering double highway bridges and the Rickety Rackety (washed away in the 1957 floods) has been replaced by two concrete monstrosities.
Well, the rattly, rackety mood immediately before and after the referendum is calming, day by day, week by week, and normal service is slowly being resumed.
Newlyweds Stella and Stanley have a baby on the way and a rackety sort of life style on what we might call a work-style working class estate.
They performed in a rackety old stadium which was in essence a dog track but to me, just like their Newcastle counterparts, these were men of magic.
The story goes out of its way to end where the series began: with the Doctor going on the run from his people in a rackety old TARDIS .
Last year's Cinderella was a rackety, ribald success, in no small measure thanks to its Ugly Sisters - played by Brian Dodd and Emmerdale's Michael Chapman, and by Philip Olivier's heroic pratfalls as Buttons.
However, this discourse is embedded in a master discourse of quality assurance and best practice, and does not to my mind sufficiently interrogate the complexity inherent in Grant's (1999) supervisory metaphor of "walking the rackety bridge".
Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar has decided to significantly emphasize refurbishment of the rackety power infrastructure in the state.
As jarring guitars, pummeling drums and whistling blasts of feedback engulf the singer's voice, one can imagine he's trapped in the cargo hold of a rickety, rackety rocket ship that is burning up and falling apart in reentry.
Within their embrace, the rackety calls of geese echoed from ice-free ponds, bald eagles wheeled in the sky, and deer leaped in the brush.
Surrounded by six or seven pale children with deep circles under the eyes, who rarely left their house and were not allowed off the property without their parents--when they came home from working in the fields, they all sat one beside the other, as if sewn together, on the rackety hay cart--Maximilian first saw the puppet plays from Vienna's Urania theater, the stories of Kaspar and the Crocodile.
A week later, the rackety Cessna heads into the wall of clouds, rain coming through the windows, soaking clothes and camera, and you are unsure why you came.