Horse

  • 1 Horse — (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse ({Equus… …

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  • 2 horse — [hôrs] n. pl. horses or horse [ME hors < OE hors, hros, akin to Ger ross (OHG hros), prob. < IE base * (s)ker , to leap (or < ? * k̑ers , to run > L cursus)] 1. a domesticated or wild, perissodactylous mammal (Equus caballus), raised… …

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  • 3 HORSE — (Heb. סוּס). The present day horse is descended from the wild species which formerly roamed the steppes of Asia   and Africa in herds and of which only one species survives today in Central Asia. The horse was introduced into the Near East from… …

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  • 4 Horse — steht für: H.O.R.S.E., Poker Spielart Horse (Ballspiel), Basketballvariante Horse (Film), Experimentalfilm von Andy Warhol (1965) Siehe auch: Black Horse Crazy Horse Dark Horse Horse Cave Horse Island Paint Horse Shire Horse …

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  • 5 horse — ► NOUN 1) a large four legged mammal with a flowing mane and tail, used for riding and for pulling heavy loads. 2) an adult male horse, as opposed to a mare or colt. 3) (treated as sing. or pl. ) cavalry. 4) a frame or structure on which… …

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  • 6 Horse — (h[^o]rs), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Horsed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Horsing}.] [AS. horsion.] 1. To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse. Being better horsed, outrode me. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To sit astride of; to… …

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  • 7 Horse — [hɔ:s ], das; [engl. horse, eigtl. = Pferd, Tabuwort] (Jargon): Heroin. * * * Horse [hɔ:s], das; [engl. horse, eigtl. = Pferd, Tabuwort] (Jargon): Heroin …

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  • 8 Horse — Horse, v. i. To get on horseback. [Obs.] Shelton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 horse — hȯ(ə)rs n, pl hors·es also horse a large solid hoofed herbivorous mammal of the genus Equus (E. caballus) domesticated since prehistoric times …

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  • 10 Horse — [hɔ:s] das; <aus gleichbed. engl. amerik. horse, eigtl. »Pferd«> (Jargon) Heroin …

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  • 11 Horse — 〈[hɔ:s] n.; Gen.: ; Pl.: unz.; umg.〉 Heroin [Etym.: engl., eigtl. »Pferd« (verhüllend)] …

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  • 12 horse — [n] equine species bronco, colt, filly, foal, gelding, mare, mustang, nag, plug*, pony, stallion, steed; concept 394 …

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  • 13 Horse — For other uses, see Horse (disambiguation). Domestic horse …

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  • 14 horse — horseless, adj. horselike, adj. /hawrs/, n., pl. horses, (esp. collectively) horse, v., horsed, horsing, adj. n. 1. a large, solid hoofed, herbivorous quadruped, Equus caballus, domesticated since prehistoric times, bred in a number of varieties …

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  • 15 horse — n. & v. n. 1 a a solid hoofed plant eating quadruped, Equus caballus, with flowing mane and tail, used for riding and to carry and pull loads. b an adult male horse; a stallion or gelding. c any other four legged mammal of the genus Equus,… …

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  • 16 horse — /hɔs / (say haws) noun 1. a large, solid hoofed quadruped, Equus caballus, domesticated since prehistoric times, and employed as a beast of draught and burden and for carrying a rider. 2. a male horse, fully grown and past its fourth birthday. 3 …

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  • 17 horse — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ beautiful, fine, good, great, lovely, magnificent ▪ He was mounted on the finest horse you could ever see. ▪ bay …

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  • 18 horse — n. animal 1) to mount; ride; walk a horse; to lead a horse by the bridle 2) to curry; harness; hobble; saddle; shoe a horse 3) to break (in) a horse 4) to breed, raise horses 5) a cart (BE), draft (AE), dray; race; saddle; thoroughbred; wild… …

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  • 19 horse — {{11}}horse (n.) O.E. hors, from P.Gmc. *hursa (Cf. O.N. hross, O.Fris. hors, M.Du. ors, Du. ros, O.H.G. hros, Ger. Roß horse ), of unknown origin, connected by some with PIE root *kurs , source of L. currere to run (see CURRENT (Cf …

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  • 20 horse — horse1 W1S3 [ho:s US ho:rs] n [: Old English; Origin: hors] 1.) a large strong animal that people ride and use for pulling heavy things →↑pony, equine ↑equine, equestrian ↑equestrian ▪ a horse and cart ▪ Lee had never ridden a horse before …

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