English 1 - Lesson 27

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Backstretch

The part of an oval racetrack farthest from the crowd and opposite the homestretch

Billiards

A game played on a cloth-covered table by hitting small balls into pockets with a cue

Bout

A contest; a match

Contestant

A participant in a game or sport

Crochet

To do a type of needlework

Equestrian

A horseback rider

Handlebars

A steering mechanism, as on a bicycle or motorcycle

Horseracing

A sport in which horses try to outrun one another

Jockey

One who rides a horse in races

Lottery

A type of gambling

Marina

A docking area for small boats

Membership

The state of belonging to a group or organization

Rafting

Navigating a flat structure, or raft, down a river

Rigger

A person who equips a ship with sails and masts

Rigor

Severity or strictness

Robust

Strong and healthy

Spectator

One who attends and views a show or event

Tent

A portable shelter usually made out of nylon or canvas

Varsity

The major team representing a school in sports or other activities

Volleyball

A game played on a court with a ball and a high net

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