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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Hurdle race(0.01229 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: hurdle race
n : a footrace in which contestant must negotiate a series of
hurdles [syn: hurdles, hurdling]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Hurdle race
Hurdle \Hur"dle\, n. [OE. hurdel, hirdel, AS. hyrdel; akin to D.
horde, OHG. hurt, G. h["u]rde a hurdle, fold, pen, Icel. hur?
door, Goth. ha['u]rds, L. cratis wickerwork, hurdle, Gr. ?,
Skr. k?t to spin, c?t to bind, connect. [root]16. Cf.
Crate, Grate, n.]
1. A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and
stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for inclosing land, for
folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in
fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
2. In England, a sled or crate on which criminals were
formerly drawn to the place of execution. --Bacon.
3. An artificial barrier, variously constructed, over which
men or horses leap in a race.
Hurdle race, a race in which artificial barriers in the
form of hurdles, fences, etc., must be leaped.