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rack

a fast, four beat artifical (taught) gait of horses, similar to the running walk and slow gait, but with more up and down movement. Performed by the five-gaited American saddle horse.
References in classic literature ?
crooned Namgay Doola again and again, and I racked my brain for that lost tune.
When he presented himself again he was racked with a headache - penitent, and volubly afraid that in his drunkenness he might have been indiscreet.
But if it really had done so why was she so racked now?
His whole body was racked and wrenched with an insupportable anguish
After he had left me, I went out on pretence of walking in the garden where I sometimes walk, but really to follow him and make one last petition that he would not protract the dreadful suspense on which I have been racked by him, you do not know how long, but would mercifully strike next morning.