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a clothes/towel/heated rail
a safety rail
We ought to transport more heavy goods by rail.
an increase in rail fares
The peace process seems to be finally back on the rails.
A lot of kids from strict backgrounds go off the rails when they leave home.
The campaign for independence seems to have gone off the rails.
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a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video
a very light type of cake made with flour, eggs, and sugar
a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …
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Definition of rail from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.