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20 terms

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