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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jockey  \Jock"ey\,  n.;  pl  {Jockeys}.  [Dim.  of  Jack,  Scot.  Jock; 
  orig.,  a  boy  who  rides  horses.  See  2d  {Jack}.] 
  1.  A  professional  rider  of  horses  in  races.  --Addison. 
 
  2.  A  dealer  in  horses;  a  horse  trader.  --Macaulay. 
 
  3.  A  cheat;  one  given  to  sharp  practice  in  trade 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jockey  \Jock"ey\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jockeyed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Jockeying}.] 
  1.  ``  To  jostle  by  riding  against  one.''  --Johnson. 
 
  2.  To  play  the  jockey  toward;  to  cheat;  to  trick;  to  impose 
  upon  in  trade  as  to  jockey  a  customer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jockey  \Jock"ey\,  v.  i. 
  To  play  or  act  the  jockey;  to  cheat. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jockey 
  n  :  someone  employed  to  ride  horses  in  horse  races 
  v  1:  defeat  someone  in  an  expectation  through  trickery  or  deceit 
  [syn:  {cheat},  {chouse},  {shaft},  {screw},  {chicane}] 
  2:  compete  (for  an  advantage  or  a  position) 
  3:  ride  a  race-horse  as  a  professional  jockey 




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