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selling-plater

[ sel-ing-pley-ter ]
/ ˈsɛl ɪŋˌpleɪ tər /
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noun
a horse that competes in a selling race; an inferior horse.
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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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