Definition of Racing gig

1. Noun. A light narrow racing boat for two or more oarsmen.

Generic synonyms: Racing Boat

Lexicographical Neighbors of Racing Gig

racializes
racializing
racially
racier
raciest
racily
raciness
racinesses
racing
racing-car
racing boat
racing car
racing certainty
racing circuit
racing crab
racing gig (current term)
racing green
racing jack
racing jacks
racing shell
racing skate
racing skiff
racing start
racing thoughts
racing yacht
racingly
racings
racino
racinos
raciology

Literary usage of Racing gig

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

1. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"A long racing-gig swept by us. In our turn we headed a lazy house-barge, and a rowing- boat propelled by bonny-looking girls, who were singing an old ..."

2. Russian Rambles by Isabel Florence Hapgood (1895)
"... is a development of the Russian racing-gig, which is also used for rough driving in the country, by landed proprietors. In the latter case it is merely ..."

3. Russian Rambles by Isabel Florence Hapgood (1895)
"... is a development of the Russian racing-gig, which is also used for rough driving in the country, by landed proprietors. In the latter case it is merely ..."

4. A Survey of Russian Literature, with Selections by Isabel Florence Hapgood (1902)
"I was driving from the chase one evening alone in a racing gig.* I was about eight versts from my house; my good mare was stepping briskly along the dusty ..."

5. A Survey of Russian Literature: With Selections by Isabel Florence Hapgood (1902)
"I was driving from the chase one evening alone in a racing gig.* I was about eight versts from my house; my good mare was stepping briskly along the dusty ..."

6. The Congregational Review (1865)
"The hobby-horse proper, or of pure breed, never works in span or tandem, and rarely in shafts, unless it be the racing gig. His usual mode is with the ..."

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