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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Turf (The).
The racecourse; the profession of horse-racing, which is done on turf or grass. One who lives by the turf, or whose means of living is derived from running horses or betting on races.   1
        “All men are equal on the turf and under it.”—Lord George Bentinck.


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