selling-plater
noun Date: 1886 a horse that runs in selling races

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  • selling-plater — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌplād.ə(r) noun : a horse that runs in selling races * * * /sel ing play teuhr/, n. a horse that competes in a selling race; an inferior horse. [1885 90] * * * sellˈing plaˈter noun A horse fit only to race in a selling race (also… …   Useful english dictionary

  • selling-plater — /sel ing play teuhr/, n. a horse that competes in a selling race; an inferior horse. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • Plater — Plat er, n. (Horse Racing) A horse that runs chiefly in plate, esp. selling plate, races; hence, an inferior race horse. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plater — Horse which usually runs in selling races …   Equestrian sports dictionary

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  • plat|er — «PLAY tuhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that plates. 2. an inferior race horse, especially one that changes owners frequently or may be presumed to be usually for sale; selling plater. 3. Obsolete. a horse that runs mostly in plate races …   Useful english dictionary

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