from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The candidate or nominee for the lesser of two closely associated political offices.
- n. A companion.
- n. A horse used to set the pace in a race for another horse.
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- n. A candidate on a joint ticket who is not the primary candidate on that ticket.
- n. One of a pair of ships with coordinated, often reciprocal, sailing schedules.
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- n. a nominee for the lesser of two closely related political offices
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