Definition of Paper chase
1. Noun. An outdoor game; one group of players (the hares) start off on a long run scattering bits of paper (the scent) and pursuers (the hounds) try to catch them before they reach a designated spot.
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Literary usage of Paper chase
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1. Palmer's Index to "The Times" NewspaperTimes (London, England) (1873)
"... 16 d 7 a Hemp, State of Trade in, 20 n 4 d Henderson (CoL) on Mr. Belt and »he Police. Sn 10 i—24 dZf »5/ Henniker (Robert) on Death in a paper chase. ..."
2. An Englishwoman in the Philippines by Campbell Dauncey (1906)
"A PAPER-CHASE—LACK OF SPORTS—PREPARATIONS FOR MR TAFT ILOILO, June 26, 1905. C and another man got up a paper-chase last the event in El Tiempo a day or two ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1891)
"Perhaps some of my readers may not know what a paper-chase, as managed in India, is. ... But this form of paper-chase is a social function, adapted to the ..."
4. The History of Lumsden's Horse: A Complete Record of the Corps from Its by Henry H. S. Pearse (1903)
"... AND SPRINGS—THE PRETORIA PAPER-CHASE THAT march through Pretoria, marked by none of the pomp and pageantry which imagination conjures up as essential ..."