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Racking

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Rácking. n.s.

Racking pace of a horse is the same as an amble, only that it is a swifter time and a shorter tread; and though it does not rid so much ground, yet it is something easier. Far. Dict.

Sources: Philippos, N. B. (9)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Racking." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 16, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=4350.


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