noun see steeplechase

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  • Steeplechasing — Stee ple*chas ing ( ch[=a]s [i^]ng), n. The act of riding steeple chases. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steeplechasing — steeplechase ► NOUN 1) a horse race run on a racecourse having ditches and hedges as jumps. 2) a running race in which runners must clear hurdles and water jumps. DERIVATIVES steeplechaser noun steeplechasing noun. ORIGIN so named because… …   English terms dictionary

  • steeplechasing — /stee peuhl chay sing/, n. the sport of riding or running in a steeplechase. [STEEPLECHASE + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • steeplechasing — noun a) the racing of horses over open country, or over fences b) athletics over hurdles and a water jump See Also: steeplechase …   Wiktionary

  • steeplechasing — n. sport of riding in a steeplechase; sport of running in a steeplechase …   English contemporary dictionary

  • steeplechasing — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: from gerund of steeplechase (II) : the sport of riding in steeplechases * * * /stee peuhl chay sing/, n. the sport of riding or running in a steeplechase. [STEEPLECHASE + ING1] * * * steepˈlechasing noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • over the sticks —  Steeplechasing …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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  • Steeplechase — The steeplechase is a form of horse racing (primarily conducted in the United Kingdom, United States, France, and Ireland) and derives its name from early races in which orientation of the course was by reference to a church steeple, jumping… …   Wikipedia

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