jockey


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jockey \Jock"ey\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jockeyed; p. pr. & vb.
   n. Jockeying.]
   1. " To jostle by riding against one." --Johnson.
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   2. To play the jockey toward; to cheat; to trick; to impose
      upon in trade; as, to jockey a customer.
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   3. To maneuver; to move in an intricate manner so as to avoid
      obstacles; as, to jockey a large cabinet up a winding
      staircase.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jockey \Jock"ey\, v. i.
   1. To play or act the jockey; to cheat.
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   2. To maneuver oneself aggressivley or skillfully so as to
      achieve an advantage; as, he jockeyed himself into
      position to be noticed.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jockey \Jock"ey\, n.; pl. Jockeys. [Dim. of Jack, Scot. Jock;
   orig., a boy who rides horses. See 2d Jack.]
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   1. A professional rider of horses in races. --Addison.
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   2. A dealer in horses; a horse trader. --Macaulay.
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   3. A cheat; one given to sharp practice in trade.
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