sporting goods

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sporting goods sports equipment sold as a commodity
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Usage

In literature:

He was a good sport, and always played a straight game.
"The Devil's Own" by Randall Parrish
All right, I 'm sporting man enough to bet five thousand on your making good.
"Gordon Craig" by Randall Parrish
The weather had been fair, though sport had been bad, so with a feeling not "altogether sorrow-like" we sat down to a hearty good meal.
"Round About the Carpathians" by Andrew F. Crosse
We have had such good sport, and very hard work.
"Marie Gourdon" by Maud Ogilvy
These are not ordinary things to be purchased at sporting goods stores; they are a reward of merit.
"Football Days" by William H. Edwards
Tiger, who accompanied them, entered fully into the sport, and very good-naturedly received his share of the snowballs and snow-baths.
"Oscar" by Walter Aimwell
It's not good sport; he's a mighty decent sort, I tell you.
"The Danger Mark" by Robert W. Chambers
These, like the rain-quail, afford good sport with the gun if attracted by call birds set down overnight.
"A Bird Calendar for Northern India" by Douglas Dewar
See what's going on in Sporting Goods!
"Null-ABC" by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
I'll take it on as a bit of good sport.
"Parrot & Co." by Harold MacGrath
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In poetry:

They got him out and emptied him;
Alas it was too late;
His spirit was gone for to sport aloft
In the realms of the good and great.
"Ode To Stephen Bowling Bots" by Mark Twain
Alas! by stern Experience cleft,
When life's romance is turn'd to sport;
If man hath consolation left
On this side death—'tis good old port.
"Mature Reflections" by Thomas Gent
But sports must cease, and so I dreamed
To part with these, my fairy flowers--
But oh, how very hard it seemed
To say good-by 'mid such sweet bowers!
"A Dream Of Life" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
Full merry waxed King Pelles court
With Yuletide cheere and Yuletide sport,
And, when the board was spread,
Now wit ye well 'twas good to see
So fair and brave a companie
With Pelles at the head.
"The Vision Of The Holy Grail" by Eugene Field
Through all the night King Pelles' court
Made mighty cheer and goodly sport.
Nor never recked the joy
That was vouchsafed that Christmass tide
To Launcelot's deserted bride
And to her sleeping boy.
"The Vision Of The Holy Grail" by Eugene Field
Simon will help Thee on Thy road
Unwillingly -- ah, Lamb of God!
Thou bearest the world's weight up that hill,
And none to help Thee with good will;
Stumbling and falling, while Thy hurt
Makes for the rabble noble sport.
"The Deserted" by Katharine Tynan

In news:

Recreational and Sporting Goods Industry Photos.
All 820 Recreational and Sporting Goods Industry photos.
Adidas, the world's second-biggest sporting-goods maker, cut its sales forecast for the year because of reduced expectations for the Reebok and Rockport brands and a suspension of the National Hockey League season.
Just because you are number one in your sport doesn't necessarily mean you'll be good at other sports--or does it.
Products & Services: Candy/Chocolate, Children's Furniture, General Sporting Goods.
Last year, the company imported about 138,000 units, mostly ATVs and scooters , and sold them through chains such as Pep Boys, Dick's Sporting Goods, Costco, Fleet Farm, Tractor Supply Co.
Companies like Best Buy, Toys R Us, The Gap and Dick's Sporting Goods currently have thousands of jobs open for seasonal employees.
It also gave us a sneak peek at the new spot for Dick's Sporting Goods, which hits the airwaves on April 21.
Deputies responded to the Batavia K-Mart yesterday where store officials were interviewing a suspect for allegedly lifting Doe and Buck urine from the sporting goods department.
Sporting goods store coming soon to Norwich shopping center .
NORWICH – Renovation plans for a new sporting goods retail store in the Town of Norwich are underway.
Hardware Store Business Type: Other Business Type: Sporting Goods Business Type: Appliances and Electronics Business Type: Furniture Store.
Businessmen saw dollar signs in them thar X Games, and suddenly you could find " skateboarding shoes" at Target and skateboards at 's Big-Box Sporting Goods.
New Uses for Winter Sporting Goods.
Minor/Major League Sports Business Type: Sporting Goods.
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In science:

Sports events are a good choice to explore for summarization purposes, because they are usually reported live by journalists, providing a reference to compare with.
Towards Real-Time Summarization of Scheduled Events from Twitter Streams
On the other hand, when it comes to professional sport, in more developed countries we have very good statistics about how many in the general population can become, say, heavy weight box champions, football, rugby, baseball, basketball, etc., stars, or top athletes in running, jumping, swimming, and so on.
Difficulties with Learning and Teaching Calculus
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