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turfman

[turf-muh n] /ˈtɜrf mən/
noun, plural turfmen.
1.
a person who is extremely devoted to horse racing.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; turf + -man
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turfman

/ˈtɜːfmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(mainly US) a person devoted to horse racing Also called turfite (ˈtɜːfaɪt)
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