回构自 ramshackled,摇摇欲坠的，改写自 ransackled,被打劫的，来自 ransack,洗劫，掠夺。
- ramshackle: see ransack
- ramshackle (adj.)
- 1809, back-formation from ramshackled, earlier ranshackled (1670s), alteration of ransackled, past participle of ransackle (see ransack). The word seems to have been Scottish.
Reading over this note to an American gentleman, he seemed to take alarm, lest the word ramshackle should be palmed on his country. I take it home willingly, as a Scotticism, and one well applied, as may be afterwards shown. [Robert Gourlay, "General Introduction to a Statistical Account of Upper Canada," London, 1822]
Jamieson's "Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language" (1825) has it as a noun meaning "thoughtless, ignorant fellow."
- 1. They joined with a ramshackle alliance of other rebels.
- 2. They entered the shop, which was a curious ramshackle building.
- 3. At the big ramshackle Baffles Hotel Rule dropped their bags.
- 4. T - Bag and Self arrive at a ramshackle storefront church.
- 西奥多 和赛尔夫抵达了一座快要倒闭的沿街的教堂前.
- 5. These ramshackle buildings have fallen down.
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