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Verb1.boat-race - participate in a boat race
race, run - compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"
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He was honorable, in the second place, as having won the highest popular distinction which the educational system of modern England can bestow--he had pulled the stroke-oar in a University boat-race.
Must you always be pulling in a boat-race, or flying over a high jump?