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

  • n. A horse trained to pace.
  • n. Sports See pacemaker.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who paces.
  • n. A breed of horse used in harness races.
  • n. Short for pacemaker.
  • n. A mechanical pencil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, paces.
  • n. A horse trained to a special gait in which both feet on one side leave the ground together; a horse that paces.
  • n. A horse used to set the pace in racing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who paces, or measures by pacing.
  • n. A horse whose natural gait is a pace.
  • n. Hence, a fast horse; by extension, anything that exhibits remarkable speed or activity.
  • n. Same as pace-maker, 1.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a horse used to set the pace in racing
  • n. a horse trained to a special gait in which both feet on one side leave the ground together

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