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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.
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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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.
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|Noun||1.||four-in-hand - a long necktie that is tied in a slipknot with one end hanging in front of the other|
|2.||four-in-hand - a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver|
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