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racing car

a car used for racing, as a specially designed and modified car or stock car.
Origin of racing car
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The chirography was the same as that upon the note of the racing-car episode.

    The Voice on the Wire Eustace Hale Ball
  • The racing-car stopped and the man who was driving it got out.

    Patty's Summer Days Carolyn Wells
  • Master Ben will want to change his clothes before he sets out in his racing-car.

    Peter Cotterell's Treasure Rupert Sargent Holland
  • We had done the Paris-Berlin run in my racing-car the summer before.

    Hearts and Masks Harold MacGrath
  • Preparations for the picnic were scarcely under way when the racing-car that Roger had seen in the distance came near them.

    Patty's Summer Days Carolyn Wells
  • Every man who drives a racing-car has a coloratura soprano beaten to death for temperament.

  • And, as Jimmie pointed out, changing from a slow suburban train to a racing-car could not be listed as a sacrifice.

  • Instead, he waded into the ditch-stream and placed a shoulder under the racing-car.

    The Stolen Singer Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger

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