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Definitions of horse

  1. To get on horseback. To take horse, to set out to ride on horseback; to be covered, as a mare. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To sit astride of; to bestride. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To take or carry on the back; as, the keeper, horsing a deer. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To place on the back of another, or on a wooden horse, etc., to be flogged; to subject to such punishment. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To cover, as a mare; - said of the male. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To mount on, or furnish with, a horse; carry on horseback; place astride. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To mount on a horse: to provide with a horse: to sit astride: to carry on the back. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. To place on, or furnish with, a horse. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. To mount or carry, as on a horse; furnish horses for. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To get on horseback. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. To mount on horse; to provide with a horse; to sit astride; to carry on the back; to cover a mare. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To work or furnish with a horse; to ride or sit on anything astride. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. a framework for holding wood that is being sawed Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. a chessman in the shape of a horse's head; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. A hoofed quadruped of the genus Equus; especially, the domestic horse (E. caballus), which was domesticated in Egypt and Asia at a very early period. It has six broad molars, on each side of each jaw, with six incisors, and two canine teeth, both above and below. The mares usually have the canine teeth rudimentary or wanting. The horse differs from the true asses, in having a long, flowing mane, and the tail bushy to the base. Unlike the asses it has callosities, or chestnuts, on all its legs. The horse excels in strength, speed, docility, courage, and nobleness of character, and is used for drawing, carrying, bearing a rider, and like purposes. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. The male of the genus horse, in distinction from the female or male; usually, a castrated male. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A frame with legs, used to support something; as, a clotheshorse, a sawhorse, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. A frame of timber, shaped like a horse, on which soldiers were made to ride for punishment. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Anything, actual or figurative, on which one rides as on a horse; a hobby. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. See Footrope, a. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. Horseplay; tomfoolery. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Mounted soldiery; cavalry; - used without the plural termination; as, a regiment of horse; - distinguished from foot. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. A mass of earthy matter, or rock of the same character as the wall rock, occurring in the course of a vein, as of coal or ore; hence, to take horse - said of a vein - is to divide into branches for a distance. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. A translation or other illegitimate aid in study or examination; - called also trot, pony, Dobbin. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. A solid-hoofed quadruped, used for riding or drawing burdens; a male of the species; cavalry; a framework or machine for the support of anything. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  28. A well-known quadruped: (collectively) cavalry: that by which something is supported. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  29. A solid-hoofed quadruped; cavalry; contrivance for carrying or supporting. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  30. A solid hoofed quadruped having a mane and tail of long coarse hair, and relatively small ears and head. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. The male of the horse. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. Mounted troops; cavalry. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. A well-known quadruped of the genus equns; a male of the species; cavalry; that by which something is supported; a foot-rope along a yard, to support the sailors while they loose, reef, or furl the sails; a sloping table on which pressmen place their sheets, preparatory to printing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  34. A well-known domestic animal; cavalry; a wooden frame; a large stool or tressel. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  35. A breastband for a leadsman. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. An iron bar for a sheet traveler to slide upon. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. A jackstay. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. Applied to something large and coarse. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for horse

  1. We can't keep a horse I tell you. – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower
  2. She leaped down quickly from her horse – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
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