stee·ple·chase

stee·ple·chase

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • stee|ple|chase — «STEE puhl CHAYS», noun, verb, chased, chas|ing. –n. 1. a) a horse race over a course having ditches, hedges, and other obstacles. b) a cross country horse race in which the contestants hurdle such obstacles as fences and brooks. 2. a cross… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stee´ple|chas´er — stee|ple|chase «STEE puhl CHAYS», noun, verb, chased, chas|ing. –n. 1. a) a horse race over a course having ditches, hedges, and other obstacles. b) a cross country horse race in which the contestants hurdle such obstacles as fences and brooks. 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • steeple-chase — stee·ple cha·se s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS sport nell ippica, corsa di cavalli con ostacoli di differente natura come siepi, muri, fossati e sim., su un percorso non inferiore a 3000 m Sinonimi: corsa a ostacoli. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA …   Dizionario italiano

  • Steeple chase — Steeple Stee ple (st[=e] p l), n. [OE. stepel, AS. st[=e]pel, st[=y]pel; akin to E. steep, a.] (Arch.) A spire; also, the tower and spire taken together; the whole of a structure if the roof is of spire form. See {Spire}. A weathercock on a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steeplechase — Stee|ple|chase auch: Steep|le|chase 〈[sti:pltʃɛıs] f. 19; Reitsp.〉 Hindernisrennen [<engl. steeple „Spitzturm“ + chase „Jagd“ <frz. chasse „Jagd“ <lat. capere „fangen“] * * * Steeplechase   [ stiːpltʃeɪs; …   Universal-Lexikon

  • steeplechase — stee•ple•chase [[t]ˈsti pəlˌtʃeɪs[/t]] n. v. chased, chasing 1) spo a horse race over a turf course with artificial ditches, hedges, and other obstacles over which the horses must jump 2) spo a foot race run on a cross country course or over a… …   From formal English to slang

  • Steeplechase — Stee|ple|chase auch: Steep|le|chase 〈 [sti:pltʃɛıs] f.; Gen.: , Pl.: n〉 Syn. Steeple 1. 〈Reitsport〉 Hindernisrennen 2. 〈Leichtathletik〉 Laufdisziplin, bei der Hindernisse u. Wassergräben zu überwinden sind [Etym.: engl., <steeple »Spitzturm« + …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Steeplechase — Stee|ple|chase [ sti:pl̩tʃeis] die; , n [...sn̩] <aus gleichbed. engl. steeplechase zu steeple »Kirchturm« u. chase »Jagd«, eigtl. »Kirchturmjagd«, weil das Ziel urspr. der Kirchturm war> Hindernisrennen, Jagdrennen (Pferdesport) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • steeplechase — stee|ple|chase [ˈsti:pəlˌtʃeıs] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: steeplechase horse race across country toward a steeple (18 19 centuries)] 1.) a long race in which horses jump over gates, water etc 2.) a long race in which people run and jump over… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • steeplechase — stee|ple|chase [ stipl,tʃeıs ] noun count a race in which horses jump over fences and water a. a long race in which people jump over high fences and water …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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