Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The practice or tricks of jockeys; also, jockeys' talk.
- n. The practice or techniques of jockeys; the skill of riding a horse in a race.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The practice of jockeys.
- jockey + -ism (Wiktionary)
“Bristed's _Five Years in an English University_, congenial in its setting forth of the Cantab's carnal delights and intellectual jockeyism; _The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, an Oxford Freshman_, wherein one 'Cuthbert Bede, B.A.' has by 'numerous illustrations' of numerous dissipations, given as good an idea as is desirable of the”
“Rodney, in spite of his innate gentlemanhood, into more of mere jockeyism than either she or her father liked.”
“Perhaps jockeyism originated with them, and even racing, at least in England.”
“Let their speeches and publications teem with wholesale slanders of our creed: the political jockeyism of these thimble-riggers, as in your own case, is too apparent!”
Americanism Contrasted with Foreignism, Romanism, and Bogus Democracy in the Light of Reason, History, and Scripture; In which Certain Demagogues in Tennessee, and Elsewhere, are Shown Up in Their True Colors
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