Jockeys
Jockey Jock"ey, n.; pl. {Jockeys}. [Dim. of Jack, Scot. Jock; orig., a boy who rides horses. See 2d {Jack}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A professional rider of horses in races. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. A dealer in horses; a horse trader. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

3. A cheat; one given to sharp practice in trade. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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