[ noun ] a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
Used in print(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)
But the only answer that reached him was the screeching of the porch rail from her leg moving against it .
[ noun ] (transportation,business) short for railway
"he traveled by rail" "he was concerned with rail safety"
Used in print(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)
The railroad_siding is still important - it is usually , though not always , true that long-haul shipment by rail is cheaper than trucking .(Leon Uris, Mila 8....)
Grabski 's shanty was beyond the bridge over the River_Bystrzyca near the rail center .
[ verb ] fish with a hand-line aver the rails of a boat
"They are railing for fresh fish"