Jock"ey (?), n.; pl. Jockeys (#). [Dim. of Jack, Scot. Jock; orig., a boy who rides horses. See 2d Jack.]

1.

A professional rider of horses in races.

Addison.

2.

A dealer in horses; a horse trader.

Macaulay.

3.

A cheat; one given to sharp practice in trade.

 

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Jock"ey, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jockeyed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Jockeying.]

1.

" To jostle by riding against one."

Johnson.

2.

To play the jockey toward; to cheat; to trick; to impose upon in trade; as, to jockey a customer.

 

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Jock"ey, v. i.

To play or act the jockey; to cheat.

 

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