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horse

 (hôrs)
n.
1.
a. A large hoofed mammal (Equus caballus) having a short coat, a long mane, and a long tail, domesticated since ancient times and used for riding and for drawing or carrying loads.
b. An adult male horse; a stallion.
c. Any of various equine mammals, such as the wild Asian species Przewalski's horse or certain extinct forms related ancestrally to the modern horse.
2. A frame or device, usually with four legs, used for supporting or holding.
3. Sports A vaulting horse.
4. Slang Heroin.
5. often horses Horsepower: a muscle car with 400 horses under the hood.
6. Mounted soldiers; cavalry: a squadron of horse.
7. Geology
a. A block of rock interrupting a vein and containing no minerals.
b. A large block of displaced rock that is caught along a fault.
v. horsed, hors·ing, hors·es
v.tr.
1. To provide with a horse.
2. To haul or hoist energetically: "Things had changed little since the days of the pyramids, with building materials being horsed into place by muscle power" (Henry Allen).
v.intr.
To be in heat. Used of a mare.
adj.
1. Of or relating to a horse: a horse blanket.
2. Mounted on horses: horse guards.
3. Drawn or operated by a horse.
4. Larger or cruder than others in the same category: horse pills.
Phrasal Verb:
horse around Informal
To indulge in horseplay or frivolous activity: Stop horsing around and get to work.
Idioms:
a horse of another/a different color
Another matter entirely; something else.
beat/flog a dead horse
1. To continue to pursue a cause that has no hope of success.
2. To dwell tiresomely on a matter that has already been decided.
be/get on (one's) high horse
To be or become disdainful, superior, or conceited.
hold (one's) horses
To restrain oneself.
the horse's mouth
A source of information regarded as original or unimpeachable.

[Middle English, from Old English hors; akin to Old Norse hross, horse, and German Ross, steed.]

horse

(hɔːs)
n
1. (Animals) a domesticated perissodactyl mammal, Equus caballus, used for draught work and riding: family Equidae.
2. (Animals) the adult male of this species; stallion
3. (Animals) wild horse
a. a horse (Equus caballus) that has become feral
b. another name for Przewalski's horse
4. (Animals)
a. any other member of the family Equidae, such as the zebra or ass
b. (as modifier): the horse family.
5. (Military) (functioning as plural) horsemen, esp cavalry: a regiment of horse.
6. (Gymnastics) gymnastics Also called: buck a padded apparatus on legs, used for vaulting, etc
7. (Building) a narrow board supported by a pair of legs at each end, used as a frame for sawing or as a trestle, barrier, etc
8. a contrivance on which a person may ride and exercise
9. (Pharmacology) a slang word for heroin
10. (Mining & Quarrying) mining a mass of rock within a vein of ore
11. (Nautical Terms) nautical a rod, rope, or cable, fixed at the ends, along which something may slide by means of a thimble, shackle, or other fitting; traveller
12. (Chess & Draughts) chess an informal name for knight
13. (Units) informal short for horsepower
14. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (modifier) drawn by a horse or horses: a horse cart.
15. a horse of another colour a horse of a different colour a completely different topic, argument, etc
16. be on one's high horse get on one's high horse informal to be disdainfully aloof
17. flog a dead horse See flog6
18. hold one's horses to hold back; restrain oneself
19. horses for courses a policy, course of action, etc modified slightly to take account of specific circumstances without departing in essentials from the original
20. the horse's mouth the most reliable source
21. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) to horse! an order to mount horses
vb
22. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (tr) to provide with a horse or horses
23. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) to put or be put on horseback
24. (tr) to move (something heavy) into position by sheer physical strength
[Old English hors; related to Old Frisian hors, Old High German hros, Old Norse hross]
ˈhorseless adj
ˈhorseˌlike adj

horse

(hɔrs)

n., pl. hors•es, (esp. collectively) horse, n.
1. a large, solid-hoofed, herbivorous mammal, Equus caballus, domesticated since prehistoric times, bred in numerous varieties, and used for carrying or pulling loads and for riding.
2. a fully mature male animal of this type; stallion.
3. something on which a person rides, sits, or exercises, as if astride the back of such an animal: rocking horse.
4. Also called trestle. a frame or block, with legs, on which something is mounted or supported.
6. soldiers serving on horseback; cavalry: a thousand horse.
7. Usu., horses. Informal. horsepower.
8. Informal. a knight in chess.
9. Slang. an illicit aid to schoolwork, esp. a literal translation of a foreign-language text; pony; crib.
10. a mass of rock enclosed within a lode or vein of ore.
11. Slang. heroin.
v.t.
12. to provide with a horse or horses.
13. to set on horseback.
14. to move with great physical effort or force.
15. Archaic. to place (someone) on a person's back, in order to be flogged.
v.i.
16. to mount or go on a horse.
17. (of a mare) to be in heat.
18. horse around, Informal. to fool around; indulge in horseplay.
adj.
19. of or for a horse or horses.
20. drawn or powered by a horse or horses.
21. mounted or serving on horses: horse troops.
22. unusually large.
Idioms:
1. from the horse's mouth, from the original or a trustworthy source.
2. hold one's horses, Informal. to be patient.
3. look a gift horse in the mouth, to be critical of a gift.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English hors, c. Old Saxon hros, hers, Old High German (h)ros, Old Norse hross]
horse′less, adj.

horse

(hôrs)
1. A large hoofed mammal having a short-haired coat, a long mane, and a long tail. Horses have been domesticated for riding and for drawing or carrying loads since ancient times. Because they have a single broad hoof on each foot, horses run not on entire feet but on single toes.
2. Any living or extinct equine mammal.

horse


Past participle: horsed
Gerund: horsing

Imperative
horse
horse
Present
I horse
you horse
he/she/it horses
we horse
you horse
they horse
Preterite
I horsed
you horsed
he/she/it horsed
we horsed
you horsed
they horsed
Present Continuous
I am horsing
you are horsing
he/she/it is horsing
we are horsing
you are horsing
they are horsing
Present Perfect
I have horsed
you have horsed
he/she/it has horsed
we have horsed
you have horsed
they have horsed
Past Continuous
I was horsing
you were horsing
he/she/it was horsing
we were horsing
you were horsing
they were horsing
Past Perfect
I had horsed
you had horsed
he/she/it had horsed
we had horsed
you had horsed
they had horsed
Future
I will horse
you will horse
he/she/it will horse
we will horse
you will horse
they will horse
Future Perfect
I will have horsed
you will have horsed
he/she/it will have horsed
we will have horsed
you will have horsed
they will have horsed
Future Continuous
I will be horsing
you will be horsing
he/she/it will be horsing
we will be horsing
you will be horsing
they will be horsing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been horsing
you have been horsing
he/she/it has been horsing
we have been horsing
you have been horsing
they have been horsing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been horsing
you will have been horsing
he/she/it will have been horsing
we will have been horsing
you will have been horsing
they will have been horsing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been horsing
you had been horsing
he/she/it had been horsing
we had been horsing
you had been horsing
they had been horsing
Conditional
I would horse
you would horse
he/she/it would horse
we would horse
you would horse
they would horse
Past Conditional
I would have horsed
you would have horsed
he/she/it would have horsed
we would have horsed
you would have horsed
they would have horsed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric timeshorse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
encolure - the mane of a horse
horseback - the back of a horse
horse's foot - the hoof of a horse
Equus, genus Equus - type genus of the Equidae: only surviving genus of the family Equidae
equid, equine - hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
roan - a horse having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or gray
stable companion, stablemate - a horse stabled with another or one of several horses owned by the same person
gee-gee - a word for horse used by children or in adult slang
dawn horse, eohippus - earliest horse; extinct primitive dog-sized four-toed Eocene animal
mesohippus - North American three-toed Oligocene animal; probably not directly ancestral to modern horses
protohippus - Pliocene horse approaching donkeys in size
foal - a young horse
male horse - the male of species Equus caballus
female horse, mare - female equine animal
mount, riding horse, saddle horse - a lightweight horse kept for riding only
pony - a range horse of the western United States
polo pony - a small agile horse specially bred and trained for playing polo
wild horse - undomesticated or feral domestic horse
hack - a horse kept for hire
nag, jade, hack, plug - an old or over-worked horse
pony - any of various breeds of small gentle horses usually less than five feet high at the shoulder
bangtail, race horse, racehorse - a horse bred for racing
steeplechaser - a horse trained to run in steeplechases
stalking-horse - a horse behind which a hunter hides while stalking game
harness horse - horse used for pulling vehicles
workhorse - a horse used for plowing and hauling and other heavy labor
post horse, post-horse, poster - a horse kept at an inn or post house for use by mail carriers or for rent to travelers
pacer - a horse trained to a special gait in which both feet on one side leave the ground together
high stepper, stepper - a horse trained to lift its feet high off the ground while walking or trotting
chestnut - a dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse
liver chestnut - a solid dark brown horse
bay - a horse of a moderate reddish-brown color
sorrel - a horse of a brownish orange to light brown color
palomino - a horse of light tan or golden color with cream-colored or white mane and tail
pinto - a spotted or calico horse or pony
withers - the highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals
gaskin - lower part of a horse's thigh between the hock and the stifle
poll - the part of the head between the ears
horseflesh, horsemeat - the flesh of horses as food
2.horse - a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
exerciser, gymnastic apparatus - sports equipment used in gymnastic exercises
pommel horse, side horse - a gymnastic horse with a cylindrical body covered with leather and two upright handles (pommels) near the center; held upright by two steel supports, one at each end
buck, long horse, vaulting horse - a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting
3.horse - troops trained to fight on horsebackhorse - troops trained to fight on horseback; "500 horse led the attack"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
military personnel, soldiery, troops - soldiers collectively
cavalryman, trooper - a soldier in a motorized army unit
4.horse - a framework for holding wood that is being sawedhorse - a framework for holding wood that is being sawed
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
trestle - sawhorses used in pairs to support a horizontal tabletop
5.horse - a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
chess game, chess - a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king
chess piece, chessman - any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess
Verb1.horse - provide with a horse or horses
cater, ply, provide, supply - give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
remount - provide with fresh horses; "remount a regiment"

horse

noun nag, mount, mare, colt, filly, stallion, gelding, jade, pony, yearling, steed (archaic or literary), dobbin, moke (Austral. slang), hobby (archaic or dialect), yarraman (Austral.), gee-gee (slang), cuddy or cuddie (dialect, chiefly Scot.), studhorse or stud A small man on a grey horse had appeared.
horse around or about (Informal) play around or about, fool about or around, clown, misbehave, play the fool, roughhouse (slang), play the goat, monkey about or around, indulge in horseplay, lark about or around Later that day I was horsing around with Katie.
Related words
adjectives equestrian, equine, horsey
noun equitation
male stallion
female mare
young foal, colt, filly
like hippomania
fear hippophobia
see equestrianism
Quotations
"A horse! a horse! my kingdom for a horse!" [William Shakespeare Richard III]
"A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle" [Ian Fleming]
Proverbs
"Don't change horses in midstream"
"You can take a horse to water but you cannot make him drink"
"A nod's as good as a wink to a blind horse"
"Nothing is so good for the inside of a man as the outside of a horse"

Horses

Breeds of horse  Akhal-Teke, American Quarter horse, American Saddle horse, Andalusian, Anglo-Arab, Anglo-Norman, Appaloosa, Arab, Ardennes, Balearic, Barb, Basuto, Batak or Deli, boerperd, Beetewk, Brabançon, Breton, Burmese or Shan, Cleveland Bay, Clydesdale, Connemara, Criollo, Dales pony, Danish, Dartmoor pony, Don, Dutch Draught, Esthonian, Smudish, or Zmudzin, Exmoor, Fell pony, Finnish horse, Fjord pony, Flemish, Friesian, Gelderland, Gidran, Groningen, Gudbrandsdal, Hackney, Hafflinger, Hambletonian, Hanoverian, Highland pony, Holstein, Huçul, Iceland pony, Iomud, Jutland, Kabarda, Karabair, Karabakh, Karadagh, Kathiawari, Kladruber, Klepper, Knabstrup, Konik, Kurdistan pony, Limousin, Lipizzaner or Lippizaner, Lokai, Manipur, Marwari, Mecklenburg, Mongolian, Morgan, mustang or bronco, New Forest pony, Nonius, North Swedish horse, Oldenburg, Orlov Trotter, Palomino, Percheron, Persian Arab, Pinto, Pinzgauer, Polish Arab, Polish Half-bred, Polish Thoroughbred, Quarter horse, racehorse, Rhenish, Russian saddle horse or Orlov Rostopchin, Schleswig, Shagya, Shetland pony, Shirazi or Gulf Arab, Shire horse, Spanish Jennet or Genet, Spiti, Standard Bred, Strelet, Suffolk or Suffolk Punch, Swedish Ardennes, Tarbenian, Tarpan, Tennessee Walking Horse or Walking Horse, Thoroughbred, Timor pony, Trakehner, Turk or Turkoman, Viatka, Waler, Welsh Cob, Welsh Mountain pony, Welsh pony, Yamoote, Yorkshire Coach horse, Zeeland horse, Zemaitukas
Types of horse  carthorse, cavalry horse, cayuse (Western U.S. & Canad.), charger, cob, courser (literary), cow pony, crock, destrier (archaic), drayhorse, hack, high-stepper, hunter, liberty horse, nag, night horse (Austral.), packhorse, palfrey (archaic), pacer, packhorse, plug (chiefly U.S.), polo pony, pony, racehorse or (Austral. informal) neddy, rip (informal, archaic), running mate, saddle horse or saddler, screw (slang), show jumper, stalking-horse, stockhorse, sumpter (archaic), trooper, warhorse, weed, workhorse
Wild horses  brumby (Austral.), buckjumper (Austral.), mustang, Przewalski's horse or wild horse, quagga, tarpan, warrigal (Austral.), zebra
Extinct horses  hyracotherium or eohippus, merychippus, miohippus, pliohippus, quagga, tarpan
Legendary/fictional/historical horses  Bayard, Black Beauty, Black Bess, Boxer, Bucephalus, Champion, El Fideldo, Flicka, Hercules, Incitatus, Mister Ed, Pegasus, Rosinante, Silver, Sleipnir, Traveler, Trigger
Horse colours  albino, bay, black, blue roan, chestnut, claybank, cream, dapple, dapplegrey, dun, fleabitten, grey, mealy, palomino, piebald, pinto (U.S. & Canad.), roan, skewbald, sorrel, strawberry roan
Horse markings  blaze, coronet, snip, sock, star, stocking, stripe, white face
Horse gaits  amble, canter, extended trot, gallop, jog trot, lope, pace, prance, rising trot, single-foot or rack, sitting trot, trot, walk
Horse parts  back, bar, barrel, brisket, buttress, cannon bone, chestnut, chin groove, coffin bone, coronet band, counter, coupling, croup or croupe, diagonal, dock, ergot, fetlock joint, flank, forearm, forehand, foreleg, forelock, forequarters, frog, gambrel, gaskin or second thigh, hamstring, haunch, haw, heel, hock, hoof, loins, mane, muzzle, near-fore, near-hind, neck, off-fore, off-hind, pastern, poll, quarter, saddle, shannon or shank, sheath, sole, splint bone, stifle joint, tail, toe, tusk, wall, white line, withers
People associated with horses  broncobuster, buster (U.S. & Canad.), caballero (Southwestern U.S.), cavalier, cavalry, chevalier (French history), coachman, coper, cowboy, currier, equerry, equestrian or (fem.) equestrienne, equites (Roman history), farrier, groom, horseman or (fem.) horsewoman, horse whisperer, hussar, jockey, Jockey Club, knacker, knight, lad (Brit.), ostler, picador, postilion, postrider, rider, roughrider, rustler (chiefly U.S. & Canad.), saddler, stable lad, trainer, wrangler (Western U.S. & Canad.)
Tack and equipment and their parts  anti-sweat rug, bar, bard or barde, bearing rein or (U.S.) check rein, bit, blinkers, body brush, boot, breastplate, breeching, bridle, bridoon, browband, cantle, cavesson, chamfron, cheek-piece, crownpiece, crupper, curb or curb bit, curb chain, curb reins, curry comb, dandy brush, day rug, double bridle, double-jointed snaffle, flap, front arch, fulmer snaffle, gag-bit, gambado, girth or (U.S. & Canad.) cinch, girth strap, hackamore plate, halter, harness, headpiece, hockboot, hoof pick, horseshoe, jointed egg-butt snaffle, kimblewick, kneecap, lip strap, mane comb, martingale, New Zealand rug, night rug, nosebag, noseband or nosepiece, overcheck, pad saddle or numnah, pelham, plain snaffle, plate, pommel, rein, roller, saddle, saddlebag, saddlecloth, saddlery, sidesaddle, skirt, sliphead, snaffle or snaffle bit, split-eared bridle, spur, stable rubber, stirrup, stirrup bar, stirrup iron, stirrup leather, summer sheet, surcingle, sweat scraper, swingletree, whippletree, or (U.S.) whiffletree, tack, tail bandage, tail comb, tailguard, throatlash or throatlatch, trace, trammel, trappings, twisted snaffle, twitch, underblanket, water brush, Weymouth curb bit, wisp
Horses, rhinos and other perissodactyls  ass, chigetai or dziggetai, donkey, elephant, horse
see breeds of horse keitloa, kiang, kulan, mule, onager, rhinoceros, tapir, white elephant, zebra
Translations
حِصَانٌحِصان خَشَبي للقَفْزفَرَس، حِصان
кон
cavall
kůň
hest
PferdShire HorseBock
ĉevalo
hobune
hevonenhevoseläinpollehepo
chevalcheval d'arçons
अश्व
konj
kuda
hestur
うま
arklysašutaibimbalasgardas arkliams vežtijojikas
zirgs
കുതിര
cabalincalcaprăcavaler
kôň
konj
коњ
hästbock
farasi
ม้า
atatlama beygiribeygireroinkasa
кінь
con ngựangựa

horse

[hɔːs]
A. N
1. (Zool) → caballo m
dark horseincógnita f
it's a case of horses for courses (Brit) → en cada caso es distinto, a cada cual lo suyo
to change horses in midstreamcambiar de política (or personal ) a mitad de camino
a horse of a different colourharina f de otro costal
to eat like a horsecomer como una vaca
to flog a dead horsemachacar en hierro frío
to get on one's high horseponerse a pontificar
don't look a gift horse in the moutha caballo regalado, no le mires el diente
hold your horses!¡para el carro!, ¡despacito!
to be straight from the horse's mouthser de buena tinta
2. (in gymnastics) → potro m
3. (carpenter's) → caballete m
4. (= cavalry) → caballería f
5. (= heroin) → caballo m, heroína f
B. CPD horse artillery Nartillería f montada
horse brass Njaez m
horse breaker Ndomador(a) m/f de caballos
horse breeder Ncriador(a) m/f de caballos
horse chestnut N (Bot) (= tree) → castaño m de Indias; (= fruit) → castaña f de Indias
horse collar Ncollera f
horse dealer Nchalán m
horse doctor Nveterinario/a m/f
Horse Guards NPL (Brit) → Guardia fsing Montada
horse laugh Nrisotada f, carcajada f
horse mackerel Njurel m
horse manure Nabono m de caballo
horse meat N (Culin) → carne f de caballo
horse opera N (US) → película f del Oeste
horse race Ncarrera f de caballos
horse racing N (gen) → carreras fpl de caballos; (as sport) → hípica f
horse riding N (Brit) → equitación f
horse sense Nsentido m común
horse show Nconcurso m hípico
horse trader N (Pol) → chalán/ana m/f
horse trading N (Pol) → toma y daca m, chalaneo m
horse trailer N (US) → remolque m para caballerías
horse trials NPLconcurso m hípico
horse about horse around VI + ADVhacer el tonto

horse

[ˈhɔːrs] ncheval m
to hear sth from the horse's mouth (= from a reliable source) → savoir qch de source sûre

horse

n
Pferd nt, → Ross nt (liter, pej); he lost a lot of money on the horses (betting) → er hat beim Pferderennen or bei der Pferdewette viel Geld verloren
(fig usages) wild horses would not drag me therekeine zehn Pferde würden mich dahin bringen; to eat like a horsewie ein Scheunendrescher messen or fressen (inf); I could eat a horseich könnte ein ganzes Pferd essen; to work like a horsewie ein Pferd arbeiten; information straight from the horse’s mouthInformationen plaus erster Hand; to back the wrong horseaufs falsche Pferd setzen; to change or switch horses in midstreammitten im Strom die Pferde wechseln; it’s a case of horses for courses (Brit) → man muss den Richtigen/die Richtige/das Richtige dafür finden
(Gymnastics) → Pferd nt; (= sawhorse)Sägebock m
(Mil) collective singReiterei f, → Kavallerie f; light horseleichte Kavallerie; a thousand horsetausend Reiter or Berittene

horse

:
horse-and-buggy
adj (US) approach, systemvorsintflutlich (inf)
horse artillery
horseback
adv to ride horse(zu Pferd) reiten
n on horsezu Pferd; to travel by or on horsezu Pferd reisen; to go/set off on horse(zu Pferd) reiten/wegreiten; policemen on horseberittene Polizisten
horsebean
nSaubohne f
horsebox
n (= van)Pferdetransporter m; (= trailer)Pferdetransportwagen m; (in stable) → Box f
horse brass
nZaumzeugbeschlag m
horse breeder
nPferdezüchter(in) m(f)
horse chestnut
n (= tree, fruit)Rosskastanie f
horse doctor
n (inf)Viehdoktor(in) m(f) (inf)
horse-drawn
adjvon Pferden gezogen; hearse, milk cartpferdebespannt attr; horse cartPferdewagen m; horse carriageKutsche f
horseflesh
n (= meat of horse)Pferdefleisch nt; (= horses collectively)Pferde pl; a good judge of horseein guter Pferdekenner
horsefly
n(Pferde)bremse f
Horse Guards
plberittene Garde, Gardekavallerie f
horsehair
nRosshaar nt
adj attrRosshaar-; horse mattressRosshaarmatratze f
horse latitudes
plRossbreiten pl
horse laugh
nwieherndes Lachen or Gelächter
horseless
adjohne Pferd; horse carriage (old: = motorcar) → selbstfahrender Wagen
horseman
nReiter m
horsemanship
nReitkunst f
horse meat
nPferdefleisch nt
horse opera
n (hum inf: Film) → Western m
horseplay
nAlberei f, → Balgerei f
horse pond
nPferdeschwemme f
horsepower
nPferdestärke f; a 200 horse car/engineein Auto/Motor mit 200 PS or Pferdestärken
horse race
nPferderennen nt
horse racing
nPferderennsport m; (= races)Pferderennen pl
horseradish
nMeerrettich m
horse-riding
nReiten nt
horse sense
horseshit
n (fig sl: = nonsense) → Scheiß m (inf)
horseshoe
nHufeisen nt
attrhufeisenförmig, Hufeisen-; horse shapeHufeisenform f; horse throwingHufeisenwerfen nt
horse show
nPferdeschau f
horse trading
n (fig)Kuhhandel m
horsewhip
nReitpeitsche f
horsewoman
nReiterin f

horse

[hɔːs]
1. ncavallo
it's straight from the horse's mouth (fam) → è di fonte sicura
never look a gift horse in the mouth (Proverb) → a caval donato non si guarda in bocca
horse about horse around vi + adv (fam) → fare lo/la sciocco/a

horse

(hoːs) noun
1. a large four-footed animal which is used to pull carts etc or to carry people etc.
2. a piece of apparatus used for jumping, vaulting etc in a gymnasium.
ˈhorse-box noun
an enclosed vehicle etc used for carrying horses.
ˈhorsefly noun
a large fly that bites horses etc.
ˈhorsehair noun, adjective
(of) the hair from a horse's mane or tail. The mattress is stuffed with horsehair; a horsehair mattress.
ˈhorsemanfeminine ˈhorsewoman noun
a rider, especially a skilled one. She is a very competent horsewoman.
ˈhorsemanship noun
ˈhorseplay noun
rough and noisy behaviour or play.
ˈhorsepower (usually abbreviated to h.p.when written) noun
a standard unit used to measure the power of engines, cars etc.
horseshoe (ˈhoːʃʃuː) noun
1. a curved iron shoe for a horse.
2. something in the shape of a horseshoe. The bride was presented with a lucky silver horseshoe.
on horseback
riding on a horse. The soldiers rode through the town on horseback.
(straight) from the horse's mouth
from a well-informed and reliable source. I got that story straight from the horse's mouth.

horse

حِصَانٌ kůň hest Pferd άλογο caballo hevonen cheval konj cavallo paard hest koń cavalo лошадь häst ม้า at con ngựa
References in classic literature ?
This cave was made with a clothes horse for a roof, bureaus for walls, and in it was a small furnace in full blast, with a black pot on it and an old witch bending over it.
Long before the time during which we will know him, he was a doctor and drove a jaded white horse from house to house through the streets of Winesburg.
The black ground-shadows were already crowding over the heap in the road, and one horse ran out across the fields, his harness hanging to him, wolves at his heels.
The young fellow below got into the vehicle and started the horse off at a gallop.
He saith among the trumpets, Ha, ha; and he smelleth the battle afar off, the thunder of the captains, and the shouting' It would seem that the stock of the horse of Israel had descended to our own time; would it not, friend?
My mother and an old riding horse of our master's were also standing near, and seemed to know all about it.
How's a horse to keep his condition if he isn't allowed to sleep.
The sun was setting, and the monarch was about to give his court the signal to retire, when suddenly an Indian appeared before his throne, leading a horse richly harnessed, and looking in every respect exactly like a real one.
He crept up the horse's leg, sat down under the saddle, and then began to pinch the horse and to prick it with a pin.
By the by, I thank you for the horse you have brought me.
Ali suddenly cast aside his chibouque, drew the lasso from his pocket, threw it so skilfully as to catch the forelegs of the near horse in its triple fold, and suffered himself to be dragged on for a few steps by the violence of the shock, then the animal fell over on the pole, which snapped, and therefore prevented the other horse from pursuing its way.
A few soldiers, commanded by a sergeant, drove away idlers from the place where the duke had mounted his horse.