Horseflesh ore
Horseflesh Horse"flesh`, n. 1. The flesh of horses.

Syn: horsemeat. [1913 Webster]

The Chinese eat horseflesh at this day. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. Horses, generally; the qualities of a horse; as, he is a judge of horseflesh. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

{Horseflesh ore} (Min.), a miner's name for bornite, in allusion to its peculiar reddish color on fresh facture. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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