"favourite" Definition

  1. the horse that has the lowest odds laid against it in the betting list. When the FAVOURITE wins, the public or backers of horses generally are the gainers. When an outsider wins, the ring, that is to say, the persons who make a business of laying against the chances of horses, are the gainers.

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Position in the dictionary: 1194 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: fawney, fawney bouncing, fawney rig, feathers, feed, feele, fellow-commoner, felt, fen-nightingales, fence
Previous words in the dictionary: father, fat, fast and loose, fast, farmer., farm, fantail, fanqui, fanning, fancy bloak

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