Touting
Tout Tout (tout; t[=oo]t; Scot. & dial. t[=oo]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Touted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Touting}.] 1. To look narrowly; spy. [Scot. & Dial. Eng.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Horse Racing) (a) To spy out the movements of race horses at their trials, or to get by stealth or other improper means the secrets of the stable, for betting purposes. [Cant, Eng.] (b) To act as a tout; to tout, or give a tip on, a race horse. [Cant, U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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