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Horse 1Definition: A hoofed quadruped of the genus Equus; especially, the domestic horse (E.
caballus), which was domesticated in
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
Horse 2Definition: The male of the genus horse, in distinction from the female or male;
usually, a castrated male.
Horse 3Definition: Mounted soldiery; cavalry; used without the plural termination; as, a regiment of horse; distinguished from foot.
Horse 4Definition: A frame with
legs, used to support something; as, a clotheshorse, a
Horse 5Definition: A frame of timber, shaped like a horse, on which
soldiers were made to ride for punishment.
Horse 6Definition: Anything, actual or figurative, on which one
rides as on a horse; a hobby.
Horse 7Definition: 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 8Definition: See Footrope, a.
Horse 9Definition: A breastband for a leadsman.
Horse 10Definition: An iron bar for a sheet traveler to slide upon.
Horse 11Definition: A jackstay.
Horse 12Definition: To provide with a horse, or with
horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse.
Horse 13Definition: To sit astride of; to bestride.
Horse 14Definition: To cover, as a mare; said of the male.
Horse 15Definition: To take or carry on the back; as, the keeper, horsing a deer.
Horse 16Definition: To place on the back of another, or on a wooden horse,
etc., to be flogged; to subject to such punishment.
Horse 17Definition: To get on horseback.
solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
horse 19Definition: a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
horse 20Definition: a chessman in the shape of a
horse''s head; can move two
squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice
horse 21Definition: a framework for holding wood that is being sawed
horse 22Definition: troops trained to fight on horseback; horse led the attack"
horse 23Definition: provide with a horse or