two-forty

noun

Definition of two-forty

1 : a speed of a mile in two minutes and forty seconds ran like two-forty
2 : high speed

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History and Etymology for two-forty

so called from its having once been a trotting record

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“Two-forty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/two-forty. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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