horseless
adjective see horse I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Horseless — Horse less, a. Being without a horse; specif., not requiring a horse; said of certain vehicles in which horse power has been replaced by electricity, steam, etc.; as, a horseless carriage or truck. It was used primarily in the term horseless… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horseless — [hôrs′lis] adj. 1. without a horse 2. not requiring a horse; self propelled [an automobile was formerly called a horseless carriage] * * * …   Universalium

  • horseless — [hôrs′lis] adj. 1. without a horse 2. not requiring a horse; self propelled [an automobile was formerly called a horseless carriage] …   English World dictionary

  • horseless — /ˈhɔsləs/ (say hawsluhs) adjective 1. without a horse. 2. self propelled: a horseless carriage …   Australian English dictionary

  • horseless — adj. without a horse. Phrases and idioms: horseless carriage archaic a motor car …   Useful english dictionary

  • horseless — adjective Not having a horse …   Wiktionary

  • horseless — adj. lacking a horse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • horseless — horse·less …   English syllables

  • horseless carriage — /hawrs lis/ an automobile: The horse and buggy were eventually replaced by the horseless carriage. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • horseless carriage — noun an early term for an automobile when automobiles first replaced horse drawn carriages they were called horseless carriages • Hypernyms: ↑car, ↑auto, ↑automobile, ↑machine, ↑motorcar …   Useful english dictionary

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