from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A horse that competes in hurdle-races.


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  • The Gospeler stands confounded in his own doorway, with the defence thus strangely secured in his hand; and, looking up the moon-lighted road, sees Mr. BUMSTEAD, in the sun-bonnet, leaping high, at short intervals, over the numerous adders and cobras on his homeward way, like a thoroughbred hurdle-racer.

    Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 14, July 2, 1870 Various


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