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stablemate

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Pronunciation: /ˈsteɪb(ə)lmeɪt
 
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Definition of stablemate in English:

noun

1A horse, especially a racehorse, from the same establishment as another.
Example sentences
  • Although the problem was not thought to be serious at the time, trainer Willie Mullins admitted on Sunday that he was concerned about the horse, a stablemate of Florida Pearl.
  • Wekiva Springs was one of the nation's top handicap runners in the mid-1990s despite being overshadowed by stablemate and two-time Horse of the Year Cigar.
  • Pacesetters are intended to set up races for their come-from-behind stablemates, but their jockeys are still expected to try their best.
1.1A person or product from the same organization or background as another: the Daily Mirror and its Scottish stablemate the Daily Record
More example sentences
  • Brought over to the Donmar some seven years ago to direct a production of Jean Genet's The Maids, after Mendes had seen one of his productions in Dublin, Crowley watched his stablemate falter at the starting gate several times.
  • The same punch was to determine the following bout when Ali Funeka produced a carbon copy performance of his stablemate Vetyeka, blowing away Dumisani Mofu in the fourth round of their junior lightweight scrap.
  • DCX's underutilized Belvidere, Ill., facility that builds the Neon couldn't integrate production of its PT Cruiser platform stablemate due to paint shop issues.

Words that rhyme with stablemate

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