Turfite
Turfite Turf"ite, n. A votary of the turf, or race course; hence, sometimes, a blackleg. [Colloq.] --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

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  • turfite — turf·ite …   English syllables

  • turfite — ]ˌfīt noun ( s) Etymology: turf (I) + ite : turfman …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turfman — Turf man, n.; pl. {Turfmen}. A turfite; a votary of the turf, or race course. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turfmen — Turfman Turf man, n.; pl. {Turfmen}. A turfite; a votary of the turf, or race course. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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