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racing car

a car used for racing, as a specially designed and modified car or stock car.
Origin of racing car
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "Oh, you boys are a timid bunch," grumbled the owner of the racing car.

    Dave Porter and His Rivals Edward Stratemeyer
  • They had seen nobody there except the two men with the racing car.

    The Phantom Lover Ruby M. Ayres
  • And what did the old man say when he found he'd been running a racing car?

    Three Elephant Power Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson
  • If Dad'll let us have the racing car, we'll go down to Morfe.

    The Tree of Heaven

    May Sinclair
  • Sending for the racing car he began the round-up of details.

    The Voice on the Wire Eustace Hale Ball
  • A few stray sparks went out of the engine-stack, and fell upon the roof of the racing car.

    The Last Spike Cy Warman
  • Without warning of any kind, a racing car came rushing swiftly from one direction and a coach from the other.

    Dave Porter and the Runaways Edward Stratemeyer
  • I heard to-day from a garage, with which Mr. Harley does business, that he hired a racing car last night.

    Fire-Tongue Sax Rohmer
  • When I get that racing car of mine out here Ill make the natives gasp.

    Mason of Bar X Ranch Henry Bennett
  • He whistled gaily as he thrust the telegram back in his pocket and started to tune up his racing car.

    Mason of Bar X Ranch Henry Bennett

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