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head-race

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  • Head race — A head race is a time trial rowing race typically held in the fall or early spring. In this form of racing, competitors race against the clock and the crew with the fastest time is deemed to be the winner. Racing usually takes place in different… …   Wikipedia

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  • Head of the River Race — The Head of the River Race (HORR) is a processional rowing race held annually on the River Thames in London, England, on the 4.25 mile (6.8 km) Championship Course from Mortlake to Putney.Quote box width=45% align=left quote= My dear boy, you are …   Wikipedia

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  • race — I. n. 1. Generation, lineage, stock, breed, family, line, house, kindred. 2. Tribe, family, clan, people, nation. 3. Progeny, descendants, offspring, children, breed, lineage, issue, stock. 4. Trial of speed. 5. Chase, pursuit. 6. Mill race, head …   New dictionary of synonyms

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  • head — [hed] n. [ME hede, heved < OE heafod, akin to Ger haupt (OHG houbit, Goth haubith) < IE base * kaput (orig. prob. cup shaped) > L caput: merged in Gmc with word akin to OHG hūba, a cap, crest (Ger haube) < IE base * keu , to bend,… …   English World dictionary


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