Definitions for horsehɔrs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(n.)a large, solid-hoofed, herbivorous mammal, Equus caballus, domesticated since prehistoric times, bred in numerous varieties, and used for carrying or pulling loads and for riding.
a fully mature male animal of this type; stallion.
something on which a person rides, sits, or exercises, as if astride the back of such an animal:
Category: Building Trades
Ref: Also called trestle. 1
Ref: vaulting horse.; pommel horse.
soldiers serving on horseback; cavalry:
a thousand horse.
Informal. a knight in chess.
Category: Checkers and Chess
Slang. an illicit aid to schoolwork, esp. a literal translation of a foreign-language text; pony; crib.
Category: Status (usage)
a mass of rock enclosed within a lode or vein of ore.
Category: Status (usage)
(v.t.)to provide with a horse or horses.
to set on horseback.
to move with great physical effort or force.
Archaic. to place (someone) on a person's back, in order to be flogged.
(v.i.)to mount or go on a horse.
(of a mare) to be in heat.
Category: Animal Husbandry
horse around,Informal. to fool around; indulge in horseplay.
Category: Verb Phrase, Status (usage)
(adj.)of or for a horse or horses.
drawn or powered by a horse or horses.
mounted or serving on horses:
Idioms for horse:
from the horse's mouth, from the original or a trustworthy source.
Category: Idiom, Informal
hold one's horses,Informal. to be patient.
Category: Idiom, Informal
look a gift horse in the mouth, to be critical of a gift.
Origin of horse:
bef. 900; ME, OE hors, c. OS hros, hers, OHG (h)ros, ON hross
horse, Equus caballus(noun)
solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
horse, gymnastic horse(noun)
a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
cavalry, horse cavalry, horse(noun)
troops trained to fight on horseback
"500 horse led the attack"
sawhorse, horse, sawbuck, buck(noun)
a framework for holding wood that is being sawed
a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
provide with a horse or horses
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a large animal with hooves, ridden by humans
to ride a horse
Alright, mate, got any horse?
A poker variant consisting of five different poker variants, with the rules changing from one variant to the next after every hand.
Origin: Initialism of Texas hold 'em, Omaha eight or better, razz, seven card stud, and seven card stud eight or better.
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
the male of the genus horse, in distinction from the female or male; usually, a castrated male
mounted soldiery; cavalry; -- used without the plural termination; as, a regiment of horse; -- distinguished from foot
a frame with legs, used to support something; as, a clotheshorse, a sawhorse, etc
a frame of timber, shaped like a horse, on which soldiers were made to ride for punishment
anything, actual or figurative, on which one rides as on a horse; a hobby
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
see Footrope, a
a breastband for a leadsman
an iron bar for a sheet traveler to slide upon
to provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse
to sit astride of; to bestride
to cover, as a mare; -- said of the male
to take or carry on the back; as, the keeper, horsing a deer
to place on the back of another, or on a wooden horse, etc., to be flogged; to subject to such punishment
to get on horseback
H.O.R.S.E. is a form of poker commonly played at the high stakes tables of casinos. It consists of rounds of play cycling among: ⁕Texas Hold 'em, ⁕Omaha hi-low split-eight or better, ⁕Razz, ⁕Seven card Stud, and ⁕Seven card stud hi-low split-Eight or better. H.O.R.S.E. is a limit game, including hold 'em. However, in some tournament situations, the final table is no-limit hold 'em. C.H.O.R.S.E adds Chowaha or Crazy Pineapple to the mix. This is convenient at such team events as BARGE, when it helps to have as many flop games as stud games. C.H.O.R.S.E.L adds lowball. T.H.O.R.S.E.H.A. is another 8-Game Mix which includes more games than most other mixed poker games. PokerStars started offering this game in 2008. It consists of limit 2-7 Triple Draw, limit Texas hold 'em, limit Omaha Hi-Lo, limit Razz, limit Seven-card Stud, limit Seven card Stud Hi-Lo, no limit Texas hold 'em and pot limit Omaha. 10-Game, the latest variation on the mixed poker games, overtook T.H.O.R.S.E.H.A. in the extent of its game inclusion. Launched by Full Tilt Poker in November 2010, 10-Game includes Limit Hold 'em, Limit Stud Hi/Lo, Pot Limit Omaha Hi, Limit 2-7 Triple Draw, Limit Razz, No Limit Hold ‘em, Limit Omaha Hi/Lo, Limit Stud Hi, No Limit 2-7 Single Draw and Limit Badugi. Full Tilt Poker also offers the 9-Game, which includes all poker variants from the 10-Game with the exception of Badugi.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'horse' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1384
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'horse' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1196
Rank popularity for the word 'horse' in Nouns Frequency: #347
Translations for horse
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a large four-footed animal which is used to pull carts etc or to carry people etc.
- فَرَس، حِصانArabic
- cavaloPortuguese (BR)
- das PferdGerman
- hest, gamp, hingstNorwegian
- 馬Chinese (Trad.)
- кінь, конякаUkrainian
- con ngựaVietnamese
- 马Chinese (Simp.)
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