Definition of Steeplechasing

1. n. The act of riding steeple chases.



Definition of Steeplechasing

1. Noun. the racing of horses over open country, or over fences ¹

2. Noun. athletics over hurdles and a water jump ¹

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Definition of Steeplechasing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steeplechasing

steepest
steepeup
steepie
steepier
steepiest
steepiness
steeping
steepish
steeple
steeplebush
steeplebushes
steeplechase
steeplechaser
steeplechasers
steeplechases
steeplechasing (current term)
steeplechasings
steepled
steeplejack
steeplejacks
steepleless
steeplelike
steeples
steepling
steeply
steepness
steepnesses
steeps
steepup
steepy

Literary usage of Steeplechasing

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1. History of the British Turf, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by James Rice (1879)
"steeplechasing — DUKE OF NEWCASTLE—LORD ST. VINCENT—MR. ... The popular sport of steeplechasing is of much more modern origin than flat-racing. ..."

2. History of the British Turf, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by James Rice (1879)
"steeplechasing—DUKE OF NEWCASTLE—LORD ST. VINCENT—MR. ... The popular sport of steeplechasing is of much more modern origin than flat-racing. ..."

3. Memoirs of Sir Claude Champion de Crespigny, Bart. by Claude Champion de Crespigny (1896)
"SHORTLY after the Wiltshire period, I was enabled to return once again to my old love, steeplechasing, and from 1880 to the present time have been almost ..."

4. The American Turf by John H. Davis (1906)
"Origin of steeplechasing. The origin of steeplechasing is absolutely a creature of Irish adventure. The Irish gentlemen, who were not only fond of following ..."

5. A History of Steeple-chasing by William Charles Arlington Blew (1901)
"Two of them, at any rate, members of the New Farley Hunt, in Hampshire, proved their liking for steeplechasing by making a match to ride a sixteen-mile race ..."

6. Riding and Hunting by Matthew Horace Hayes (1901)
"steeplechasing. Steeplechase riding—Grand National Steeplechase Course. STEEPLECHASE RIDING. BEFORE riding a chase, the jockey should go round and carefully ..."

7. Riding and Hunting by Matthew Horace Hayes (1901)
"steeplechasing. Steeplechase riding—Grand National Steeplechase Course. STEEPLECHASE RIDING. BEFORE riding a chase, the jockey should go round and carefully ..."

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