"railing" in the noun sense
1. railing, rail
a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
material for making rails or rails collectively
"railing" in the verb sense
1. rail, inveigh
2. rail, rail in
enclose with rails
"rail in the old graves"
provide with rails
"The yard was railed"
4. rail, rail off
separate with a railing
"rail off the crowds from the Presidential palace"
convey (goods etc.) by rails
"fresh fruit are railed from Italy to Belgium"
6. train, rail
travel by rail or train
"They railed from Rome to Venice"
"She trained to Hamburg"
lay with rails
"hundreds of miles were railed out here"
fish with a handline over the rails of a boat
"They are railing for fresh fish"
9. vilify, revile, vituperate, rail
spread negative information about
"The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"
10. fulminate, rail
"He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare"
"She railed against the bad social policies"
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