from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as trace-horse.


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  • They were creeping across a flank of the hill when the off-leader sprang to the left so violently that nothing but the instinctive bracing of his trace-mate held them from going over the grade.

    The Winning of Barbara Worth

  • As Messala turned in, the bronze lion's head at the end of his axle caught the fore-leg of the Athenian's right-hand trace-mate, flinging the brute over against its yoke-fellow.

    Ben-Hur, a tale of the Christ

  • I ate her trace-mate, and was rather close to eating

    A Man's Woman


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