prize-taking

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

prize +‎ taking

Noun[edit]

prize-taking (uncountable)

  1. (dated, nautical) The capturing of an enemy ship at sea; this results in a payment to all hands from the Admiralty.
  2. The winning of a prize in a competition.

Adjective[edit]

prize-taking

  1. That wins prizes (used especially of livestock).