Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A male animal with one or two undescended testicles.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as ridgel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of ridgeling.

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

  • noun a colt with undescended testicles

Etymologies

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

[From obsolete ridgel, perhaps from ridge (from the belief that the undescended testicles remained near the animal's back).]

Examples

  • Atta Boy Roy, a 6-year-old ridgling who was voted champion Washington-bred sprinter for 2009 and 2010, was last in the field of eight.

    The Seattle Times

  • $150,000 Best Pal Stakes (G2) on Sunday at Del Mar. Successful Appeal ridgling will face six two-year-olds as he tries for his third straight stakes win.

    Thoroughbred Times Headlines

  • Victor Espinoza rides the chestnut ridgling who will share high weight of 121 pounds with Rendezvous, the only other graded stakes winner in the lineup.

    Thoroughbred News | BloodHorse.com

  • But Skipshot came back under a strong left-handed stick and the gutty Skip Away ridgling would not be denied.

    Thoroughbred News | BloodHorse.com

  • Papa Clem was retired soon after the San Fernando with an injury. out of the Quack mare Beyond Perfection, and trains the chestnut ridgling for his wife,

    Thoroughbred News | BloodHorse.com

  • Victor Espinoza rides the chestnut ridgling who will share high weight of 121 pounds with Rendezvous, the only other graded stakes winner in the lineup.

    Thoroughbred News | BloodHorse.com

  • Atta Boy Roy, a 5-year-old ridgling trained by Valorie Lund and ridden by Calvin Borel, was favored at 11-10 and finished 4 ¾ lengths behind wire-to-wire winner Majesticperfection.

    The Seattle Times

  • Hofmans said the bay ridgling will next start in the Best Pal Stakes on Aug. 8 at Del Mar with the goal of entering the Del Mar

    Thoroughbred News | BloodHorse.com

  • The 4-year-old ridgling won an optional claimer on the Belmont grass in July as a prep for that race, his only win in four starts this year.

    Thoroughbred News | BloodHorse.com

  • Uh Oh Bango, an Arizona-bred ridgling from the Kory Owens barn, returned $8.60 and $6.20.

    Thoroughbred News | BloodHorse.com

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