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ring-in

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Definition of ring-in in English:

noun

Australian /NZ
1A horse or an athlete fraudulently substituted for another in a competition or event: a horse that had been racing as a ring-in
1.1A person or thing that is not a genuine member of a group or set: are you a fair dinkum pom or a ring-in?

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