Racer Ra"cer (r[=a]"s[~e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, races, or contends in a race; esp., a race horse. [1913 Webster]

And bade the nimblest racer seize the prize. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The common American black snake. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mil.) One of the circular iron or steel rails on which the chassis of a heavy gun is turned. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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