Definition for RACK'ET

RACK'ET, n.1 [This word belongs to the root of crack, Fr. craquer. See Rocket.]

  1. A confused, clattering noise, less loud than uproar; supplied to the confused sounds of animal voices, or such voices mixed with other sound. We say, the children make a racket; the racket of a flock of fowls.
  2. Clamor; noisy talk. – Swift.

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