Definitions for unhorseʌnˈhɔrs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•horseʌnˈhɔrs(v.t.)-horsed, -hors•ing.

  1. to cause to fall from a horse.

  2. to dislodge, as from office; unseat.

Origin of unhorse:

1350–1400

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unhorse, dismount, light, get off, get down(verb)

    alight from (a horse)

Wiktionary

  1. unhorse(Verb)

    To forcibly remove from a horse.

    The knight was unhorsed when his opponent's lance struck his shield.

  2. unhorse(Verb)

    To disrupt or unseat; to remove from a position.

    The incumbent governor was unhorsed by the scandal that broke during his reelection campaign.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unhorse(verb)

    to throw from a horse; to cause to dismount; also, to take a horse or horses from; as, to unhorse a rider; to unhorse a carriage

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