backstretch

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noun back·stretch \ˈbak-ˌstrech\

Definition of backstretch

  1. :  the side opposite the homestretch on a racecourse

Examples of backstretch in a sentence

  1. The horses are in the backstretch.

1839

First Known Use of backstretch

1839


BACKSTRETCH Defined for English Language Learners

backstretch

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noun back·stretch \ˈbak-ˌstrech\

Definition of backstretch for English Language Learners

  • : the far side of a racetrack : the side of a track that is opposite to the homestretch


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