selling-plater

[ sel-ing-pley-ter ]
/ ˈsɛl ɪŋˌpleɪ tər /

noun

a horse that competes in a selling race; an inferior horse.

Nearby words

  1. selling climax,
  2. selling floor,
  3. selling point,
  4. selling race,
  5. selling short,
  6. sellotape,
  7. sellout,
  8. selma,
  9. selsyn,
  10. seltzer

Origin of selling-plater

First recorded in 1885–90

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British Dictionary definitions for selling plater

selling-plater

noun

a horse that competes, or is only good enough to compete, in a selling race
a person or thing of limited ability or value
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