Wrecked
Wreck Wreck, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wrecked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wrecking}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To destroy, disable, or seriously damage, as a vessel, by driving it against the shore or on rocks, by causing it to become unseaworthy, to founder, or the like; to shipwreck. [1913 Webster]

Supposing that they saw the king's ship wrecked. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To bring wreck or ruin upon by any kind of violence; to destroy, as a railroad train. [1913 Webster]

3. To involve in a wreck; hence, to cause to suffer ruin; to balk of success, and bring disaster on. [1913 Webster]

Weak and envied, if they should conspire, They wreck themselves. --Daniel. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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