Definition of Hurdle race

1. Noun. A footrace in which contestants must negotiate a series of hurdles.

Exact synonyms: Hurdles, Hurdling
Generic synonyms: Track Event
Derivative terms: Hurdle



Lexicographical Neighbors of Hurdle Race

huperzines
huppah
huppahs
hupped
hupping
hups
huqa
huqas
huqin
hurcheon
hurcheons
hurden
hurdens
hurdies
hurdle
hurdle race (current term)
hurdled
hurdler
hurdlers
hurdles
hurdlework
hurdleworks
hurdling
hurdlings
hurds
hurdy-gurdies
hurdy-gurdy
hurdy gurdy
hurkaru
hurkarus

Literary usage of Hurdle race

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1909)
"hurdle race —ONE MILE DASH. Time — 1.511%. Time — 1.4714. RUNNING-ONE MILE DASH. Entered by Name of Animal. RUNNING —HALF MILE HEATS. Time—.50, .50, .50%. ..."

2. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1860)
"For a Foot hurdle race, one mile, over 14 hurdles, £5; presented by the Right Hon. ... For a Foot hurdle race, half a mile, over 8 hurdles :—Prize for the ..."

3. The American in England by Alexander Slidell Mackenzie (1835)
"Pavilion—Palace—Stables—A fine Day—hurdle race—High Wind —The Race—The Esplanade—Return to London—Conversation on the Road. THE Pavilion at Brighton is much ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"In all hurdle-race courses there shall be not less than eight flights of hurdles ... No hurdle race is worth so much as the Grand National or the Lancashire ..."

5. The Church at Play: A Manual for Directors of Social and Recreational Life by Norman Egbert Richardson (1922)
"hurdle race. 54. Wand Twist. 55. Hanker Throw. 56. Tug of War. 57. Rooster Fight. 58. Chinese Get Up. 59. Catch Penny. 60. Say Jack Horner. 61. ..."

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