wrack (n.) Old form(s): VVracke, wracke, wrackes
wreck, loss, shipwreck
CE V.i.350[Duke to all, of the Abbess] her urging of her wrack at sea
CE V.i.49[Abbess to Adriana, of Antipholus of Ephesus] Hath he not lost much wealth by wrack of sea?
H5 I.ii.165[Canterbury to King Henry, of the bottom of the sea] With sunken wrack and sumless treasuries
KJ III.i.92[Constance to King Philip, of the anniversary of the marriage] on this day let seamen fear no wrack
Luc.966[Lucrece to herself] this dread night, wouldst thou one hour come back, / I could prevent this storm and shun thy wrack!
MV III.i.95[Tubal to Shylock, of Antonio's ship] I spoke with some of the sailors that escaped the wrack
Oth II.i.23[Third Gentleman to all, of the Turks] A noble ship of Venice / Hath seen a grievous wrack and sufferance / On most part of their fleet
R2 II.i.267[Ross to Northumberland and Willoughby] We see the very wrack that we must suffer, / And unavoided is the danger now / For suffering so the causes of our wrack
R3 I.iv.24[Clarence to Keeper, of his dream] Methoughts I saw a thousand fearful wracks
Tem I.ii.26[Prospero to Miranda] The direful spectacle of the wrack
Tem I.ii.391[Ferdinand to himself] Weeping again the King my father's wrack
Tem I.ii.415[Prospero to Miranda, of Ferdinand] This gallant which thou seest / Was in the wrack
Tem I.ii.489[Ferdinand to himself] The wrack of all my friends
TN V.i.263[Orsino to all, of the situation] I shall have share in this most happy wrack
TN V.i.77[Antonio to Orsino, of Viola as Cesario] a wrack past hope he was [i.e. a shipwrecked person]
Ven.454[of Adonis' mouth] Like a red morn, that ever yet betokened / Wrack to the seaman

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