An example of horse is to go to the stable and ride one of the animals.
An example of horse is the talking horse, television character Mr. Ed.
An example of horse is a saddle for riding.
A muscle car with 400 horses under the hood.
A squadron of horse.
A horse blanket.
- A clotheshorse.
- Another matter entirely; something else.
- To continue to pursue a cause that has no hope of success.
- To dwell tiresomely on a matter that has already been decided.
- To be or become disdainful, superior, or conceited.
- To restrain oneself.
- A source of information regarded as original or unimpeachable.
- To bet on a horse that loses the race.
- To choose or support the losing side.
- To argue an issue that is already settled.
- From the original or authoritative source of information.
- To curb one's impatience.
- To engage in horseplay.
- To spend time in pointless or trifling activity.
- An entirely different matter.
- Acting in an arrogant, haughty, or disdainful manner.
- Get on your horse! mount!.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of horse
- Middle English from Old English hors Old Norse hross horse and German Ross steed
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Initialism of Texas hold 'em, Omaha eight or better, razz, seven card stud, and seven card stud eight or better.
- From horse, the word used to keep track of missed shots