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classic

Horse racing
a. any of the five principal races for three-year-old horses in Britain, namely the One Thousand Guineas, Two Thousand Guineas, Derby, Oaks, and Saint Leger
b. a race equivalent to any of these in other countries

classic

(jargon)
An adjective used before or after a noun to describe the original version of something, especially if the original is considered to be better.

Examples include "Star Trek Classic" - the original TV series as opposed to the films, ST The Next Generation or any of the other spin-offs and follow-ups; or "PC Classic" - IBM's ISA-bus computers as opposed to the PS/2 series.

classic

(1) A moniker applied to the original or earlier version of a product, typically hardware. For example, the first iPod with the click wheel became known as the classic model after the iPod touch was released.

(2) An earlier Mac programming interface (API). See Classic Environment.

(3) A remake of the first Macintosh personal computer. See Mac Classic.
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More than 300 of the world's rarest and most valuable classic cars will descend on one of London's most famous venues thanks to an all-new historic motoring event: Classic & Sports Car - The London Show.
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Soon, African American editors in mainstream publishing houses, who had their own notions of what classic literature was and should be, were reissuing books they considered important and relevant for modern audiences.
Koelling's definition of a classic is refreshingly broad, going beyond the usual "dead white male" authors to include, for instance, lists of gay and lesbian classics, classic novels by and about women, and the American and world ethnic experience in classic novels, as well as references to resources on writers of various ethnicities, culture groups, and gender views.
But the difference between classic and modern in terms of dance was clear, defined, and immutable.
Mark Twain notes in The Disappearance of Literature that a classic is something everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.
Local economies apparently adapted to and thrived on the pilgrim trade, suggesting that religious and economic life were closely entwined during the Classic era.
OTCBB:GNPI), Bob and Harvey Weinstein, Co-Chairmen of The Weinstein Company, Mike Heap, CEO of Entertainment Rights Plc, and Eric Ellenbogen and John Engelman, founders of Classic Media.
1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to the 2010 SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center will learn all about the best place for automotive and classic car enthusiasts to fuel their passion for classic cars at the AutoTrader Classics booth, number 22995.
Second-place Andy Bean (135), who has never won on the Champions Tour, is seeking his first victory since he won the Byron Nelson Classic on the PGA Tour in 1986.
We are pleased to have Classic Security, a company that combines quality and value, patrolling our complex," said Robert Rosania, principal of Stellar Management.