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Words nearby steeplechasing
Definition for steeplechasing (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), stee·ple·chased, stee·ple·chasing.
Origin of steeplechase
OTHER WORDS FROM steeplechasestee·ple·chas·er, noun
Example sentences from the Web for steeplechasing
Steeplechasing is a Grand-National sport, but it is the sport of the rich, whereas hunting is not.Mr. Punch in the Hunting Field|Various
Steeplechasing and racing I must touch on, and the little I have to say will not be in its favour.Sporting Society, Vol. II (of 2)|Various
I think they were steeplechasing, and he had Kester on his back.Lover or Friend|Rosa Nouchette Carey
The same may be said of drag hunting, which I hold to be no place for a lady, any more than steeplechasing.The Barb and the Bridle|Vielle Moustache
Purler, a heavy fall from a horse in the hunting or steeplechasing field.The Slang Dictionary|John Camden Hotten
British Dictionary definitions for steeplechasing
- a horse race across a stretch of open countryside including obstacles to be jumped
- a rare word for point-to-point