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pacer

[pey-ser] /ˈpeɪ sər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that paces.
2.
a standard-bred horse that is used for pacing in harness racing.
3.
a pacemaker.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; pace1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for pacer

pacer

/ˈpeɪsə/
noun
1.
a horse trained to move at a special gait, esp for racing
2.
another word for pacemaker (sense 1)
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