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noun

a race in which each contestant jumps ahead while his or her legs are confined in a sack.

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Origin of sack race

First recorded in 1880–85

OTHER WORDS FROM sack race

sack racer, nounsack racing, noun
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sack race

noun

a race in which the competitors' legs and often bodies are enclosed in sacks

Derived forms of sack race

sack racing, noun
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