Clydesdale
 n.— «The Clydesdale Runners Association has been founded to lobby for the weight-division awards. “I’m obsessed with this, and it’s driving my family crazy,” said Joe Law, founder of the organization.…Law said the name Clydesdale was a natural because of its connotation of “strength and power.” He said before the name was adopted, people turned up their noses when he approached them about creating “heavyweight divisions.…They thought I was just talking about overweight people.”» —“The Weigh To Go—Clydesdales Starting To Leave Their Hoofprint On Racing” by Craig Smith Seattle Times (Wash.) Feb. 9, 1990. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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