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selling-plater

[sel-ing-pley-ter] /ˈsɛl ɪŋˌpleɪ tər/
noun
1.
a horse that competes in a selling race; an inferior horse.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for selling plater

selling-plater

noun
1.
a horse that competes, or is only good enough to compete, in a selling race
2.
a person or thing of limited ability or value
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Slang definitions & phrases for selling plater

selling plater

noun phrase

An inferior race horse: these selling platers with a shot of dope in them (1940s+ Horse racing)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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