wild horse


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Noun1.wild horse - undomesticated or feral domestic horsewild horse - undomesticated or feral domestic horse
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
Equus caballus gomelini, tarpan - European wild horse extinct since the early 20th century
warragal, warrigal - Australian wild horse
Equus caballus przevalskii, Equus caballus przewalskii, Przevalski's horse, Przewalski's horse - wild horse of central Asia that resembles an ass; now endangered
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Tom scampered after him, hallooing with might and main, and the wild horse and wild Irishman soon disappeared among the ravines of the prairie.
A sketch in gray and red dissolved into a moblike body of men who galloped like wild horses.
"Wild horses won't drag the secret from me," promised Anne solemnly.
Wild horses would not drag from me the name of a certain river in the north whose narrow estuary is inhospitable and dangerous, and whose docks are like a nightmare of dreariness and misery.
I am not given to needless worrying, but the more I tried to convince myself that all was well with Powell, and that the dots I had seen on his trail were antelope or wild horses, the less I was able to assure myself.
In this neighborhood they met with wild horses, the first they had seen west of the Rocky Mountains.
He was the elected Xerxes of vast herds of wild horses, whose pastures in those days were only fenced by the Rocky Mountains and the Alleghanies.
You might drag him at the heels of four wild horses first.'
I'll do anything you ask me; ride wild horses and take freezing baths and eat bad-tasting messes, and let my clothes hang on me, to show how much I thank you for this dear, sweet, lovely room!"
She had been pinning and unpinning, arranging and disarranging her veil ever since she entered the room, in the hope that the girls would ask her whose ring she was wearing this week; but although both had noticed the new ornament instantly, wild horses could not have drawn the question from them; her desire to be asked was too obvious.
"I'll never tell him to my dying day, wild horses shan't drag it out of me, so you'll forgive me, Meg, and I'll do anything to show how out-and-out sorry I am," he added, looking very much ashamed of himself.
Falconer [5] gives a curious account of the Indians driving troops of wild horses into it, and then by guarding the entrance, keeping them secure.