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.

Exact synonyms: Hare And Hounds
Generic synonyms: Game

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paper Chase

paper aeroplane
paper aeroplanes
paper airplane
paper airplanes
paper bag
paper ballot
paper ballots
paper birch
paper board
paper boards
paper candidate
paper candidates
paper chain
paper chase (current term)
paper chromatography
paper clip
paper clips
paper cup
paper currency
paper cut
paper cuts
paper cutter
paper doll
paper electrophoresis
paper fastener
paper feed
paper fight
paper flower

Literary usage of Paper chase

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

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 ..."

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