noun: The original or authentic source of some information.
- hippodrome noun: A stadium for horse races, chariot races, horse shows, etc. verb tr.: To manipulate or prearrange the outcome of a contest.
- wheel horse noun: 1. Someone responsible and diligent, especially one who bears the biggest share of burden in a group. 2. A horse harnessed closest to the front wheel(s) of a carriage.
- stalking-horse Definition: (noun) Something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason. Synonyms: pretext. Usage: Steve said he needed a book from the library, but that was just a stalking-horse to talk to the girl who worked behind the counter. Discuss
- reconnoiter verb tr., intr.: To explore or scout an area for gathering information. noun: An act of reconnoitering.