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race horseSteamer Steam"er, n.
1. A vessel propelled by steam; a steamship or steamboat.
2. A steam fire engine. See under Steam.
3. A road locomotive for use on common roads, as in
4. A vessel in which articles are subjected to the action of
steam, as in washing, in cookery, and in various processes
5. (Zo["o]l.) The steamer duck.
Steamer duck (Zo["o]l.), a sea duck (Tachyeres cinereus),
native of Patagonia and Terra del Fuego, which swims and
dives with great agility, but which, when full grown, is
incapable of flight, owing to its very small wings. Called
also loggerhead, race horse, and side wheel duck. Race horseRace Race, n. [OE. ras, res, rees, AS. r[=ae]s a rush,
running; akin to Icel. r[=a]s course, race. [root]118.]
1. A progress; a course; a movement or progression.
2. Esp., swift progress; rapid course; a running.
The flight of many birds is swifter than the race of
any beasts. --Bacon.
3. Hence: The act or process of running in competition; a
contest of speed in any way, as in running, riding,
driving, skating, rowing, sailing; in the plural, usually,
a meeting for contests in the running of horses; as, he
attended the races.
The race is not to the swift. --Eccl. ix.
I wield the gauntlet, and I run the race. --Pope.
4. Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged;
hence, career; course of life.
My race of glory run, and race of shame. --Milton.
5. A strong or rapid current of water, or the channel or
passage for such a current; a powerful current or heavy
sea, sometimes produced by the meeting of two tides; as,
the Portland Race; the Race of Alderney.
6. The current of water that turns a water wheel, or the
channel in which it flows; a mill race.
Note: The part of the channel above the wheel is sometimes
called the headrace, the part below, the tailrace.
7. (Mach.) A channel or guide along which a shuttle is driven
back and forth, as in a loom, sewing machine, etc.
Race cloth, a cloth worn by horses in racing, having
pockets to hold the weights prescribed.
(a) The path, generally circular or elliptical, over which
a race is run.
(b) Same as Race way, below.
Race cup, a cup given as a prize to the victor in a race.
Race glass, a kind of field glass.
(a) A horse that runs in competition; specifically, a
horse bred or kept for running races.
(b) A breed of horses remarkable for swiftness in running.
(c) (Zo["o]l.) The steamer duck.
(d) (Zo["o]l.) A mantis.
Race knife, a cutting tool with a blade that is hooked at
the point, for marking outlines, on boards or metals, as
by a pattern, -- used in shipbuilding.
Race saddle, a light saddle used in racing.
Race track. Same as Race course
Race way, the canal for the current that drives a water
Meaning of race horse from wikipedia
gaits. While horses
are sometimes raced purely
for sport, a major
part of horse
- A horse race
or the sport
of horse racing
is a speed competition involving horses
. It may also refer
to: Horse race
(politics) Horse race journalism
- is a horse breed
for its use in horse
the word thoroughbred
used to refer
to any breed
of purebred horse
, it technically...
is an anthropomorphic race horse
of the same name. In the show, he was the personal
hero of the titular horse
Bojack. The Secretariat
- Race horse trainers train horses
racing. This involves
exercising, feeding, management
and, in early
years, to get them used to human
- American Quarter Horses registered
in 2014. The American Quarter Horse
is well known
both as a race horse
and for its performance
in rodeos, horse shows
- A race track
(racetrack, racing track
circuit) is a facility built
of vehicles, athletes, or animals
(e.g. horse racing
- Play media Harness racing
is a form of horse racing
the horses race
at a specific
gait (a trot or a pace). They usually
pull a two-wheeled cart...
- Brown, owned
by IEAH stables, a horse racing hedgefund
organization. Historically, most race horses
have been bred and raced
Alliance, a horse
in the Welsh Grand
National. It had previously
been the subject
of the do****entary, Dark Horse
: The Incredible
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