a youth. N.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • hot spot — (HAWT spawt) n. A Web site that experiences a massive surge in traffic, usually in response to an event or promotion. Example Citation: The exercise came in the form of a 1995 challenge by Tim Berners Lee, the NUT professor known as the creator… …   New words

  • adventure sport — /ədˈvɛntʃə spɔt/ (say uhd venchuh spawt) noun an exhilarating sport, usually for individuals, which involves a degree of danger, as parachuting, white water canoeing, abseiling, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • blood sport — /ˈblʌd spɔt/ (say blud spawt) noun a sport involving bloodshed, as hunting. Also, bloodsport …   Australian English dictionary

  • competitive sport — /kəmˈpɛtətɪv spɔt/ (say kuhm petuhtiv spawt) noun sport which is reliant on a competition, such as cricket, netball, etc., as opposed to sport which is undertaken by an individual, such as bushwalking, surfing, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • contact sport — /ˈkɒntækt spɔt/ (say kontakt spawt) noun a sport, such as Rugby football, in which bodies regularly come into contact, creating the possibility of injury …   Australian English dictionary

  • disc sport — /ˈdɪsk spɔt/ (say disk spawt) noun any sport using a frisbee, as ultimate, disc golf, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • export — verb (t) /əkˈspɔt / (say uhk spawt), /ɛk / (say ek ), /ˈɛkspɔt / (say ekspawt) 1. to send (commodities) to other countries or places for sale, exchange, etc. 2. Computers to copy (data) from one processing system to another in a different format …   Australian English dictionary

  • extreme sport — /əkstrim ˈspɔt/ (say uhkstreem spawt) noun a sport, such as bungee jumping, canyoning, etc., in which a person contends with the forces of nature, and in so doing incurs a high degree of physical risk …   Australian English dictionary

  • indoor sport — /ɪndɔ ˈspɔt/ (say indaw spawt) noun 1. a sport which can be played indoors, such as table tennis, squash, gymnastics, etc. 2. (plural) (humorous) sexual intercourse …   Australian English dictionary

  • participation sport — /pətɪsəˈpeɪʃən spɔt/ (say puhtisuh payshuhn spawt) noun a sport in which people take part for the pleasure of engaging in it and the physical benefits it brings, rather than from a desire to excel in the sport or an ambition to become a… …   Australian English dictionary

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