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From Middle English, from Old English hors .
horse (plural horses)
- A large hoofed animal (scientific name Equus caballus).
- Any animal of the same family as the horse, such as the zebra or the ass.
- Any of several extinct animal species thought to be ancestors of the present horse.
- A piece of equipment with a body on two or four legs, approximately four feet high with two handles on top, used in gymnastics.
- (chess; rare) A knight.
- (slang) Heroin.
large hoofed animal
animal of the same family as the horse
knight in chess See knight
The translations below need to be checked by native speakers and inserted into the appropriate table(s) above. The numbering is not necessarily correct.
- horse race
- horse racing
- horse sense
- horse trading
- sea horse , seahorse
- change horses in midstream
- dark horse
- don't look a gift horse in the mouth
- flog a dead horse
- from the horse's mouth
- get off one's high horse
- hold your horses
- horse around
- horses for courses
- I could eat a horse
- straight from the horse's mouth
- swap horses in midstream
- work like a horse
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