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Definition of "horse-jockey" [horse•-jock•ey]

  • A professional rider and trainer of racehorses. (noun)
  • A trainer and dealer in horses. (noun)

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Use "horse-jockey" in a sentence
  • "He stands on points of honour, forsooth, this broken-down horse-jockey, who swallowed my two thousand pounds as a pointer would a pat of butter. —"
  • "At a fair or market, you could not for a moment have doubted that he was a horse-jockey, intimate with all the tricks of his trade; yet, had you met him on a moor, you would not have apprehended any violence from him."
  • "“Yes, they form a happy compound of sot, gamekeeper, bully, horse-jockey, and fool; but as they say there cannot be found two leaves on the same tree exactly alike, so these happy ingredients, being mingled in somewhat various proportions in each individual, make an agreeable variety for those who like to study character.”"