v.— «February 15 marks the start of the racehorse breeding season, where the leading equine Lotharios regularly put their human counterparts to shame. Weatherbys, the family-owned business responsible for registering every thoroughbred foal born in the UK and Ireland, has published its annual list of the top-performing stallions. Top is Oscar, who some might say deserves one, for “covering”—an industry euphemism—367 mares last year.» —“Top studs under starter’s orders” by Alistair Osborne Telegraph (United Kingdom) Feb. 15, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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