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racehorse

[reys-hawrs] /ˈreɪsˌhɔrs/
noun
1.
a horse bred or kept for racing, especially in flat races or steeplechases.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; race1 + horse
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British Dictionary definitions for race-horse

racehorse

/ˈreɪsˌhɔːs/
noun
1.
a horse specially bred for racing
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Word Origin and History for race-horse
n.

1620s, from race (n.1) + horse (n.).

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