from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for underwear, especially men's briefs.


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  • Ingoldsby said, explaining that Locust Street was once known as Jockey Street because people sold and traded horses there on Court Day, a day when many countians came to town.

    Loose Leaf Notes

  • 'Victoria's Secret chain and other big names such as Jockey International.

    Hanes Panty Ads Touch on Delicate Issue

  • ( "Jockey," an essay in the playful, towards making light of the jockey's sin!) "I expect he's been in search of Amy."

    The Old Wives' Tale

  • 'Jockey' songs constitute a distinct and numerous class, and belong for the most part to the middle of the last century, when Jockey and Jenny were formidable rivals to the Strephons and Chloes of the artificial school of pastoral poetry.

    Ancient Poems, Ballads, and Songs of the Peasantry of England

  • Anthony, known as '' Jockey '' for his small stature. - Stuff

  • She said '' Jockey '' was part of a large group of close-knit friends. - Stuff

  • Talamo, who appears on the Animal Planet series "Jockey," has won five Grade I stakes -- the first two on July 7, 2007 -- and jumped into the national spotlight by winning the Wood with I Want Revenge.


  • Cooper, Inc. introduced the "Jockey" brand of underwear in 1930.

    A Christmas Yuleblog

  • "Jockey" Stein, they were unable to maintain the abstract and intellectual tone of their superiors, and fell to quarrelling over the relative merits of the Tottenham Hotspur "double" team of the early 1960s and the mighty Liverpool side of the present day, -- in which the Liverpool supporters incensed the Spurs fans by alleging that the great Danny Blanchflower was a "luxury" player, a cream puff, fldwer by name, pansy by nature; -- whereupon the offended claque responded by shouting that in the case of Liverpool it was the supporters who were the bum-boys, the Spurs mob could take them apart with their arms tied behind their backs.

    The Satanic Verses

  • Jockey Calvin Borel received few opportunities in the Kentucky Derby early in his career but has come on for an unprecedented run of success with three wins in his last four starts:

    Jockey Calvin Borel makes Derby his old Kentucky home


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