Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a horse used in a race to set the pace for another horse from the same stable
- a candidate for the lesser of two closely associated offices, as for the vice-presidency, in his or her relationship to the candidate for the greater office
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- The candidate or nominee for the lesser of two closely associated political offices.
- A companion.
- A horse used to set the pace in a race for another horse.