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1. The hide of a horse.
2. Leather made from the hide of a horse.
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1. (Tanning) the hide of a horse
2. (Tanning) leather made from this hide
3. (Tanning) (modifier) made of horsehide
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1. the hide of a horse.
2. leather made from the hide of a horse.
3. Informal. a baseball.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.horsehide - leather from the hide of a horsehorsehide - leather from the hide of a horse  
leather - an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
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[ˈhɔːshaɪd] Ncuero m de caballo
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