four-in-hand


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four-in-hand

(fôr′ĭn-hănd′)
n.
1. A team of four horses controlled by one driver.
2. A vehicle drawn by four horses.
3. A necktie tied in a slipknot with long ends left hanging one in front of the other.

four-in-hand

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) Also called: tally-ho a road vehicle drawn by four horses and driven by one driver
2. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a four-horse team in a coach or carriage
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a long narrow tie formerly worn tied in a flat slipknot with the ends dangling

four′-in-hand`



n.
1. a long necktie to be tied in a slipknot with the ends left hanging.
2. a vehicle drawn by four horses and driven by one person.
3. a team of four horses.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.four-in-hand - a long necktie that is tied in a slipknot with one end hanging in front of the otherfour-in-hand - a long necktie that is tied in a slipknot with one end hanging in front of the other
necktie, tie - neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front; "he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie"; "he wore a vest and tie"
2.four-in-hand - a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
box seat, box - the driver's seat on a coach; "an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
stagecoach, stage - a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns; "we went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles"