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Horse 1

Definition: 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.

Horse 2

Definition: The male of the genus horse, in distinction from the female or male; usually, a castrated male.

Horse 3

Definition: Mounted soldiery; cavalry; used without the plural termination; as, a regiment of horse; distinguished from foot.

Horse 4

Definition: A frame with legs, used to support something; as, a clotheshorse, a sawhorse, etc.

Horse 5

Definition: A frame of timber, shaped like a horse, on which soldiers were made to ride for punishment.

Horse 6

Definition: Anything, actual or figurative, on which one rides as on a horse; a hobby.

Horse 7

Definition: 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.

Horse 8

Definition: See Footrope, a.

Horse 9

Definition: A breastband for a leadsman.

Horse 10

Definition: An iron bar for a sheet traveler to slide upon.

Horse 11

Definition: A jackstay.

Horse 12

Definition: To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse.

Horse 13

Definition: To sit astride of; to bestride.

Horse 14

Definition: To cover, as a mare; said of the male.

Horse 15

Definition: To take or carry on the back; as, the keeper, horsing a deer.

Horse 16

Definition: To place on the back of another, or on a wooden horse, etc., to be flogged; to subject to such punishment.

Horse 17

Definition: To get on horseback.

horse 18

Definition: solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times

horse 19

Definition: a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs

horse 20

Definition: a chessman in the shape of a horse''s head; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)

horse 21

Definition: a framework for holding wood that is being sawed

horse 22

Definition: troops trained to fight on horseback; horse led the attack"

horse 23

Definition: provide with a horse or horses

 

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