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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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The NES Classic Edition sold out at most retailers, but scalpers are selling it online for more than triple the retail price.
Among the nation's oldest classics is the annual Morehouse-'Skegee Classic in Columbus, Ga.
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According to Barron, whose definition of classic is books that he calls "time-honored and timeless" as well as material that captures a particular era.
East was East, West was West; classic was classic, modern was modern--so let's have no more nonsense about it.
As the theologian William Spohn noted, a classic is a work of such depth and resonance that it can say something important to generations and cultures far beyond its original audience.
Caves give us windows to look at Classic Maya religious beliefs and to reconstruct ritual practices with concrete data," Brady says.
Two of those victories have been in the Los Angeles area - the 1993 Nissan Open at Riviera Country Club and the 2002 SBC Senior Classic at Valencia.
We thank Stellar Management for placing their trust in the Classic workforce," said Michael Rodriguez, CEO of Classic Security and Alliance Building Services.
A useful enough kind of dictionary definition of a classic, or of classic art, might be either something possessing a high quality that is universally recognized and unquestioned--although what quality can ever be totally safe in its recognition, faced with the carping questioning of the occasional critic?