from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to gambling on races that is conducted away from a racetrack.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Away from an intended route; wayward
- adj. conducted away from a racetrack
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My goodness am I off-track on today's subject, sitting here typing when I should be packing.
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