Definition of Racing shell

1. Noun. A very light narrow racing boat.

Exact synonyms: Shell
Generic synonyms: Racing Boat
Specialized synonyms: Racing Skiff, Single Shell, Scull
Terms within: Sliding Seat



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Racing Shell

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racing-car
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racing gig
racing green
racing jack
racing jacks
racing shell (current term)
racing skate
racing skiff
racing start
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racings
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Literary usage of Racing shell

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1. The English Illustrated Magazine (1895)
"And here it was that, some two years ago, I found the racing-shell which brought me indirectly to knowledge of the ragged intruder. She was an old ship, ..."

2. The Technical World Magazine (1909)
"Jl AMERICAN BUILDS SECTIONAL racing shell THE first sectional eight-oared shell ever built in this country, and recently completed, is shown in the ..."

3. Select Organizations in the United States edited by William Van Rensselaer Miller (1894)
"The organization of rowing clubs and associations has done much to bring the racing shell to the perfection that it now enjoys. Indeed it would seem as if ..."

4. Steam Yachts and Launches, Their Machinery and Manegement: A Review of the by C. P. Kunhardt (1887)
"Thus, the racing shell-boat, propelled by oars, is not built wide and shallow with a saucer section, but on the contrary, the cross section is almost ..."

5. Steam Yachts and Launches, Their Machinery and Manegement: A Review of the by C. P. Kunhardt (1887)
"Thus, the racing shell-boat, propelled by oars, is not built wide and shallow with a saucer section, but on the contrary, the cross section is almost ..."

6. The Home Manual: Everybody's Guide in Social, Domestic, and Business Life by John A. Logan, William Mathews, Catherine Owen, Will Carleton (1889)
"But rowing is an acquired art, whereas paddling comes natural; and as the racing shell is the ideal craft for the first, so the cedar canoe is the boat par ..."

7. Handbook of Athletic Games for Players, Instructors, and Spectators by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft, William Dean Pulvermacher (1916)
"racing shell propelled by four oarsmen. INTERMEDIATE. Oarsman or sculler, who has won a race for junior oarsmen or scullers, respectively ; but never one ..."

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