The weather on race day was humid.
Old Sidney had ventured a few quid.
The pack swam, more than thund'réd
He collected eight hundred.
No one knows his sea horses like you, Sid.


I really need to get an abridged dictionary. On too many pages in the only dictionary I have (unabridged) the designated words are phrases, very technical terms, really obscure, too many syllables, or otherwise not worth much for this purpose.