Definition of Jockeys

1. Noun. (plural of jockey) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of jockey) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jockeys

1. jockey [v] - See also: jockey

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jockeys

jocked
jockette
jockettes
jockey
jockey cap
jockey club
jockey for position
jockey strap
jockey straps
jockeyed
jockeyed for position
jockeying
jockeying for position
jockeyish
jockeyism
jockeys (current term)
jockeys for position
jockeyship
jockeyships
jocking
jockish
jocklike
jockney
jockneys
jocko
jockocracies
jockocracy
jockos
jocks

Literary usage of Jockeys

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

1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"... the musters of the trainers and the jockeys ; now it too often happens that the trainers arc the masters of the owners, and the jockeys masters of both. ..."

2. Curiosities of natural history by Francis Trevelyan Buckland (1868)
"... the shouting of the people to clear the course for the jockeys; Priam, ... by jockeys who wore spurs (for there is a spur in Mr. Lawson's museum, ..."

3. The English Turf: A Record of Horses and Courses by Charles Richardson (1901)
"... platers —The best jockeys of the day—As good as their predecessors—Their chief faults—The lesson of Sloan—The American seat—Owners and American jockeys. ..."

4. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1904)
"... riding on the box of the Hampstead, Highgate, and Barnet coaches, and associating with "ostlers, pot-boys, horse-jockeys, money-lenders, pawnbrokers, ..."

5. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"Such a marching of Intellect is distinctly of the spavined kind; what the jockeys call 'all action and no go.' Or, at best, if we examine well, ..."

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