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 for Rick
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rick \Rick\ (r[i^]k), n. [OE. reek, rek, AS. hre['a]c a heap;
     akin to hryce rick, Icel. hraukr.]
     A stack or pile, as of grain, straw, or hay, in the open air,
     usually protected from wet with thatching.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Golden clusters of beehive ricks, rising at intervals
           beyond the hedgerows.                    --G. Eliot.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rick \Rick\, v. t.
     To heap up in ricks, as hay, etc.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  rick
      n 1: a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back
           (`rick' and `wrick' are British) [syn: crick, kink,
           rick, wrick]
      2: a stack of hay [syn: haystack, hayrick, rick]
      v 1: pile in ricks; "rick hay"
      2: twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The
         wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their
         ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk
         for several days" [syn: twist, sprain, wrench, turn,
         wrick, rick]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  117 Moby Thesaurus words for "rick":
     abundance, accumulation, amassment, anthill, archives, armory,
     arsenal, attic, backlog, bank, bank up, basement, bay, bin,
     bonded warehouse, bookcase, box, budget, bunker, buttery,
     cargo dock, cellar, chest, closet, cock, collection, commissariat,
     commissary, conservatory, cornucopia, crate, crib, cumulation,
     cupboard, depository, depot, dock, drawer, drift, dump, dune,
     embankment, exchequer, glory hole, godown, haycock, haymow,
     hayrick, haystack, heap, heap up, hill, hoard, hold, hutch,
     inventory, larder, library, locker, lumber room, lumberyard,
     magasin, magazine, mass, material, materials, materiel, molehill,
     mound, mow, munitions, pile, pile up, plenitude, plenty,
     provisionment, provisions, pyramid, rack, rations, repertoire,
     repertory, repository, reservoir, ruck, shelf, shock, snowdrift,
     stack, stack room, stack up, stock, stock room, stock-in-trade,
     stockpile, storage, store, storehouse, storeroom, stores, supplies,
     supply base, supply depot, supply on hand, tank, treasure,
     treasure house, treasure room, treasury, turn, twist, unsteady,
     vat, vault, warehouse, wine cellar, wrench
  
  

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