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verbSouthern, Midland, United States Regional
with object Ransack.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Forest and Stream: a weekly journal of the rod and gun. Variant of ransack, perhaps influenced by ramshackle, ramshackled, although compare also forms at ranshackle.
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