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a. A horserace across open country or over an obstacle course.
b. A footrace of usually 3,000 meters over a closed track with four hurdles and a water obstacle.
2. A course of action containing many obstacles.
[From the use of church steeples as landmarks.]
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1. (Horse Racing) a horse or an athlete that takes part in steeplechases
2. (Athletics (Track & Field)) a horse or an athlete that takes part in steeplechases
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|Noun||1.||steeplechaser - a horse trained to run in steeplechases|
racer - an animal that races
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