Definition of Turfman

1. n. A turfite; a votary of the turf, or race course.



Definition of Turfman

1. Noun. A person who goes horse racing, or who owns race horses ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Turfman

1. a person who is devoted to horse racing [n TURFMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turfman

turfdoms
turfed
turfen
turfier
turfiest
turfiness
turfing
turfing daisy
turfings
turfite
turfites
turfless
turflike
turfman (current term)
turfmen
turfs
turfski
turfskiing
turfskiings
turfskis
turfy
turg
turgencies
turgency
turgent
turgesce
turgescence
turgescences

Literary usage of Turfman

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1. The American Turf by John H. Davis (1906)
"Perhaps the story of how I came to be a turfman and to spend the best days of my life as a rider, trainer and owner may not be uninteresting at this ..."

2. American Notes and Queries edited by William Shepard Walsh, Henry Collins Walsh, William H. Garrison, Samuel R. Harris (1890)
"The turfman has quite a number of words descriptive of the horses. ... It is not uncommon to hear the turfman ask, "Who is in the pigskin?" That is to say, ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1888)
"And yet the rest you will probably call simply a turfman's dream. I thought that one of us — for I ... A turfman's dream," I cried, " to use your own words. ..."

4. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1891)
"This distinguished bunker, politician and turfman <!i--d on Lhe morning ... turfman's horses In training occurred on Oct. 14, ..."

5. Frank Forester's Horse and Horsemanship of the United States and British by Henry William Herbert (1871)
"Has not " A Young turfman " himself adopted the opinion of " Observer " in respect to " Old White-Nose ? " He thinks " there is nothing on record, ..."

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