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horse

noun

1 horse

Solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times.

synonym: Equus caballus.

Roget 271: carrier, porter, bearer, tranter, conveyer; cargador; express, expressman; stevedore, coolie; conductor, locomotive, motor.    ... show more

Roget 215: support, ground, foundation, base, basis; terra firma; bearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.], caudex crib; point d'appui [Fr.], pou sto [Gr.], purchase footing, hold, ... show more

Roget 214: pendency, dependency; suspension, hanging etc. v.; pedicel, pedicle, peduncle; tail, train, flap, skirt, pigtail, ... show more

Dutch: paard, peerd, ros, viervoeter
Polish: koń, koń domowy



2 horse

A padded gymnastic apparatus on legs.

synonym: gymnastic horse.

Dutch: bok, paard, ros
Polish: kozioł

3 horse

Troops trained to fight on horseback:
— 500 horse led the attack.

synonyms: cavalry, horse cavalry.

Roget 726: combatant; disputant, controversialist, polemic, litigant, belligerent; competitor, rival, corrival; fighter, assailant; champion, Paladin; mosstrooper, ... show more

Dutch: cavalerie, ruiterij
Polish: jazda, kawaleria, konnica

4 horse

A framework for holding wood that is being sawed.

synonyms: buck, sawbuck, sawhorse.

Roget 373: man, male, he, him; manhood etc. (adolescence) 131; gentleman, sir, master; sahib; yeoman, wight, ... show more

Roget 366: animal, animal kingdom; fauna; brute creation.    beast, brute, creature, critter [U.S.]; wight, created being; creeping thing, living thing; dumb animal, ... show more

Dutch: paard, zaagbok

5 horse

A chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa).

synonym: knight.

Dutch: paard
Polish: skoczek, koń, konik

verb

1 horse

Provide with a horse or horses.


Moby thesaurus: Al Borak, American trotter, Amytal, Amytal pill, Angora goat, Appaloosa, Arabian, Arctic fox, Barb, Barbary horse, Belgian, Belgian hare, Black Beauty, Caffre cat, Citation, Cleveland Bay, Demerol, Dolophine, French coach horse, Galloway ... show more.

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