Definition of Boat racing
1. Noun. The sport of racing boats.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boat Racing
Literary usage of Boat racing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1869)
"boat racing. F all English outdoor sports, there is scarcely one that can be so easily and cheaply pursued as boating, and for that, among other good ..."
2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"Boat-racing is a practice of some antiquity, but it has only culminated in our day. ... The other great events of the boat-racing world are the regattas of ..."
3. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1893)
"Boat-racing at Vauxhall—Fortifications erected here in 1642—.A Proposed Boulevard—The Marquis of Worcester, ..."
4. American Journal of Education (1878)
"... LIFE—boat racing, . . . 634 IV. UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM, . 545-613 V. UNIVERSITY OF LONDON . . 649-560 VI. STUDIES AND CONDUCT—Second Stria 661-376 VII. ..."