Jockeyed
Jockey Jock"ey, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jockeyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jockeying}.] 1. `` To jostle by riding against one.'' --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

2. To play the jockey toward; to cheat; to trick; to impose upon in trade; as, to jockey a customer. [1913 Webster]

3. To maneuver; to move in an intricate manner so as to avoid obstacles; as, to jockey a large cabinet up a winding staircase. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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