Horse meaning

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A frame or device, usually with four legs, used for supporting or holding.
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Horse is defined as to provide with or ride on a hoofed member of the family Equidae.

An example of horse is to go to the stable and ride one of the animals.

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The definition of a horse is a creature with hooves that belongs to the family Equidae.

An example of horse is the talking horse, television character Mr. Ed.

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A vaulting horse.
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Heroin.
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Horse means relating to the hoofed creatures of the family Equidae.

An example of horse is a saddle for riding.

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Horsepower.

A muscle car with 400 horses under the hood.

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Mounted soldiers; cavalry.

A squadron of horse.

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To provide with a horse.
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To haul or hoist energetically.
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To be in heat. Used of a mare.
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Of or relating to a horse.

A horse blanket.

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Mounted on horses.

Horse guards.

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Drawn or operated by a horse.
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Larger or cruder than others in the same category.

Horse pills.

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The full-grown male of the horse; gelding or stallion.
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Anything like a horse in that a person sits, rides, or is carried on it.
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A device, esp. a frame with legs, to support something.
  • A clotheshorse.
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A man regarded as resembling a horse, as in having great strength or endurance.
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A domesticated or wild, perissodactylous mammal (Equus caballus), raised in many breeds, having a large body and head, four usually long, thin legs, and a long, flowing tail: horses have been ridden, used to pull loads, etc. since ancient times.
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A knight.
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A padded block on legs, used for vaulting events.
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Mounted troops; cavalry.
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A mass of earth or rock inside a vein or coal seam.
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To supply with a horse or horses; put on horseback.
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To shove; push.
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To mount or go on horseback.
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Of a horse or horses.
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Mounted on horses.
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Large, strong, or coarse of its kind.

Horse mackerel.

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A large hoofed mammal (Equus caballus) having a short coat, a long mane, and a long tail, domesticated since ancient times and used for riding and for drawing or carrying loads.
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An adult male horse; a stallion.
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Any of various equine mammals, such as the wild Asian species Przewalski's horse or certain extinct forms related ancestrally to the modern horse.
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To be in heat. Used of a mare.
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(plural).
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(intransitive) To frolic, to act mischievously. (Usually followed by "around".)
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To provide with a horse.
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To sit astride of; to bestride.

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(of a male horse) To copulate with (a mare).
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To take or carry on the back.
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To place on the back of another person, or on a wooden horse, etc., to be flogged; to subject to such punishment.
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(uncountable, slang, dated) Heroin.

Alright, mate, got any horse?

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A poker variant consisting of five different poker variants, with the rules changing from one variant to the next after every hand.
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Alternative spelling of horse. (variant of basketball)
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a horse of another
  • Another matter entirely; something else.
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beat
  • To continue to pursue a cause that has no hope of success.
  • To dwell tiresomely on a matter that has already been decided.
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be
  • To be or become disdainful, superior, or conceited.
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hold (one's) horses
  • To restrain oneself.
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the horse's mouth
  • A source of information regarded as original or unimpeachable.
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back the wrong horse
  • To bet on a horse that loses the race.
  • To choose or support the losing side.
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beat a dead horse
  • To argue an issue that is already settled.
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from the horse's mouth
  • From the original or authoritative source of information.
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hold one's horses
  • To curb one's impatience.
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horse around
  • To engage in horseplay.
  • To spend time in pointless or trifling activity.
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horse of another color
  • An entirely different matter.
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on one's high horse
  • Acting in an arrogant, haughty, or disdainful manner.
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to horse!
  • Get on your horse! mount!.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

a horse of another
the horse's mouth
from the horse's mouth
horse of another color
to horse!

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

  • From Middle English horse, hors, from Old English hors (“horse”), from Proto-Germanic *hrussą (“horse”), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱr̥sos (“horse”), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱers- (“to run”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Initialism of Texas hold 'em, Omaha eight or better, razz, seven card stud, and seven card stud eight or better.

    From Wiktionary

  • From horse, the word used to keep track of missed shots

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  • Unknown

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