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paddock

1
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

paddock

2
Archaic or dialect a frog or toad

paddock

A small field near a house or barn in which animals, usually horses, are enclosed.
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She was walking by his side now towards the quieter end of the paddock.
At any rate, Dede and Daylight became aware of excitement in the paddock, and saw harmlessly reenacted a grim old tragedy of the Younger World.
But it appeared that as the paddock had not been used during the winter, the hurdles made in the autumn for it were broken.
When we heard about The Paddocks, we were very interested.
Furry friends: The Paddocks are on their third Australian-bred dog, Nutmeg.
Beazer Homes Birmingham Central has two new developments taking shape in the Midland heartland, The Oaks at Rubery and The Paddocks at Tame Bridge, Walsall.
If you do plan to use intensive/rotational grazing, how many paddocks or pasture sub-divisions should you shoot for?
But the result is to erase institutional memory, as the Paddocks found out when they returned to Guatemala to visit an AID mission where he had once worked.
The semi-detached Orelford, created by McInerney Homes North-East, is being built at The Paddocks.
Both have wonderful paddocks, pre-paddocks and proper winner's enclosures.
The eight-year-old, who was due to go back into training in a fortnight, won twice last season for the 100-member Valley Paddocks Racing Club, headed by Lionel Snowden.
Widehoe Haugh, in Waren Mill, near Belford, in north Northumberland, is a rural estate with detached cottage, woodlands and paddocks.