- a track covered with small cinders, for use in running races.
Origin of cinder track
First recorded in 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for cinder track
Brierly dropped into his seat looking done up, as though he had spent the night in sprinting on a cinder-track.Lord Jim
Wouldn't it have been better to put a cinder-track all round the edge and train them to run races round it?
There is a cinder-track for cyclists on one side, and the lines of a district railway on the other.Peeps At Many Lands: Belgium
George W. T. Omond
You, of course, know that all the West Indies are now connected by means of a cinder-track with the mainland?Over the Plum Pudding
John Kendrick Bangs
She walked very slowly down the cinder-track of the long garden.Sons and Lovers
David Herbert Lawrence
- a racetrack covered with fine cinders
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