handicap

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HANDICAP

And the pinto, for all his courage, could not meet that handicap and beat it.

His imperial intelligence, however, was too heavy a handicap.

Even Tillie's chicken and waffles failed against this handicap.

Lucretia's defeat in the Handicap had increased his despondency.

I'll give you a brush, if you do, and a handicap into the bargain.

I hadn't gone to the academy, but this was no handicap to my finding the letter.

The Handicap is going to be the big betting race of the meeting.

I want to know what the old man thinks of his chances in the Handicap.

The Handicap was emphatically the "big betting race" of the season.

I tried to foller, but my rheumatiz was too big a handicap; all I could do was yell.

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