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1. (in horse racing) the enclosure in which horses are paraded and mounted before a race, together with the accompanying rooms
2. (in motor racing) an area near the pits where cars are worked on before races
3. Austral and NZ a playing field
Archaic or dialect a frog or toad
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
A small field near a house or barn in which animals, usually horses, are enclosed.
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