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for Scratch race
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Scratch \Scratch\, a.
Made, done, or happening by chance; arranged with little or
no preparation; determined by circumstances; haphazard; as, a
scratch team; a scratch crew for a boat race; a scratch shot
in billiards. [Slang]
Scratch race, one without restrictions regarding the
entrance of competitors; also, one for which the
competitors are chosen by lot.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a race in which all contestants start from scratch (on
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