scratch sheet


: a racing publication listing competitors scratched from races and giving odds

Examples of scratch sheet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another print is taken from his own water paint scratch sheet, with streaks of colors and sharp black scratches. Colleen Barry, ajc, 26 Feb. 2022 The lawsuit also alleges that the yacht club did in fact initially cancel the race due to the storm, contrary to Garner’s claim about a misunderstanding about the scratch sheet, but that the organizers reversed their decision. Brian Schutmaat, Smithsonian, 25 Apr. 2015

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Word History

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scratch sheet was in 1939

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Cite this Entry

“Scratch sheet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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