Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A meeting for the purpose of horse-racing.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "We'll show an event," meaning the race-meeting as a whole, "and the human-interest stories around it."

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  • Publicity material describes celebrities being given a small amount of money and being challenged to get to that month's main international race-meeting by whatever means they can.

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  • An uncle, George Pollexfen,17 afterwards astrologer and mystic, and my dear friend, came but seldom from Ballina, once to a race-meeting with two postilions dressed in green; and there was that younger uncle18 who had sent me for the rail-way-pass.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

  • While the definition of a race-meeting is any gathering of persons attending an "animal" race, the section on race-meeting licences makes it clear the course must be suitable and comply with the requirements of the jockey club of southern Africa.

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  • Impossible to follow up the history of a bank-note handed to an unknown bookie at a race-meeting.

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  • Accordingly it had seemed good sense to arrive in Johannesburg on Wednesday morning and go to the only race-meeting in South Africa that day, at Newmarket.

    Smokescreen

  • An uncle, George Pollexfen,17 afterwards astrologer and mystic, and my dear friend, came but seldom from Ballina, once to a race-meeting with two postilions dressed in green; and there was that younger uncle18 who had sent me for the railway-pass.

    Autobiographies

  • We went to a camp race-meeting, where every estancia has its own tent, there is racing all day and dancing at night.

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  • Spring of 1836, when they were brought into contact with each other at the Craven race-meeting.

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  • Our amusements consisted of an occasional race-meeting or cricket match.

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