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Hors-de-combat

ˌɔː də ˈkɔ̃ː.bɑː

Meanings of Hors-de-combat:

adjective

If you are hors de combat, you cannot take part in an activity because you are injured. hors de combat is french for "out of combat"

Usage examples:

Her recent fall has put her hors de combat.

Horse

hɔːs

Meanings of Horse:

noun

A large plant-eating domesticated mammal with solid hoofs and a flowing mane and tail, used for riding, racing, and to carry and pull loads.

Usage examples:

The mowing machine for the barley and oats was pulled by two horses and carried two people
verb

Provide (a person or vehicle) with a horse or horses.

Usage examples:

Leary and his men were horsed and equipped but the war ended before they could be sent to cuba

Meanings of Horse around:

idiom

Play in a rough and careless way

phrasal verb

To behave in a silly and noisy way

Usage examples:

This fellow at work keeps horsing around.

Meanings of Horse-about:

phrasal verb

To behave in a silly and noisy way

Usage examples:

This fellow at work keeps horsing around.

Horse-racing

ˈhɔːs ˌreɪ.sɪŋ

Meanings of Horse-racing:

noun

A sport in which people race on horses, usually to win money for the horses' owners

Meanings of Horseback:

adjective

Done while mounted on a horse.

Usage examples:

A horseback parade
adverb

On a horse.

Usage examples:

They rode horseback along the trail

Meanings of Horsebean:

noun

A field bean of a variety with relatively large seeds, used for feeding stock.

Usage examples:

The horsebeans produced there are called ‘native horsebeans’ and sell for more than ‘non-native’ on…

Horsebreaker

ˈhɔːsbreɪkə

Meanings of Horsebreaker:

noun

A person who trains horses to become accustomed to being saddled and ridden.

Horsed

hɔːs

Meanings of Horsed:

verb

Provide (a person or vehicle) with a horse or horses.

Usage examples:

Leary and his men were horsed and equipped but the war ended before they could be sent to cuba
noun

A large plant-eating domesticated mammal with solid hoofs and a flowing mane and tail, used for riding, racing, and to carry and pull loads.

Usage examples:

The mowing machine for the barley and oats was pulled by two horses and carried two people
phrasal verb

To behave in a silly and noisy way

Usage examples:

This fellow at work keeps horsing around.

Meanings of Horseflesh:

noun

Horses considered collectively.

Usage examples:

He's the best judge of horseflesh for miles around

Horseflies

ˈhɔːsflʌɪ

Meanings of Horseflies:

noun

A stoutly built fly, the female of which is a bloodsucker and inflicts painful bites on horses, humans, and other large mammals.

Usage examples:

A bite from a horsefly can be very painful, can take a long time to heal and can lead to an infecti…

Meanings of Horsefly:

noun

A stoutly built fly, the female of which is a bloodsucker and inflicts painful bites on horses, humans, and other large mammals.

Usage examples:

A bite from a horsefly can be very painful, can take a long time to heal and can lead to an infecti…

Meanings of Horselaughs:

noun

A loud, coarse laugh.

Horseleech

ˈhɔːsliːtʃ

Meanings of Horseleech:

noun

A large predatory leech of freshwater and terrestrial habitats which feeds on carrion and small invertebrates.

Usage examples:

These men were looked upon as ‘ravening wolves, horseleeches and shearers,’ from whom no man was sa…

Meanings of Horseless:

adjective

(of a vehicle) not drawn by a horse or horses.

Usage examples:

A horseless cabriolet

Horseman

ˈhɔːsmən

Meanings of Horseman:

noun

A rider on horseback, especially a skilled one.

Usage examples:

Harvey was a very good rider and an excellent horseman.

Horsemanship

ˈhɔːs.mən.ʃɪp

Meanings of Horsemanship:

noun

The art or practice of riding on horseback.

Usage examples:

The former panel beater from swindon was champion jockey seven times and was renowned for his grace…

Meanings of Horsemen:

noun

A rider on horseback, especially a skilled one.

Usage examples:

Harvey was a very good rider and an excellent horseman.

Horsemint

ˈhɔːs.mɪnt

Meanings of Horsemint:

noun

A tall coarse kind of mint.

Usage examples:

Other names for this plant are plains horsemint, tall horsemint, lemon-mint, and lemon beebalm.

Meanings of Horseplay:

noun

Rough, boisterous play.

Usage examples:

This ridiculous horseplay has gone far enough

Meanings of Horseplayer:

noun

A person who regularly bets on horse races.

Usage examples:

Continuing to show a preference for out-of-state racing, maryland horseplayers continued the trend …

Meanings of Horseplayers:

noun

A person who regularly bets on horse races.

Usage examples:

Continuing to show a preference for out-of-state racing, maryland horseplayers continued the trend …

Horsepower

ˈhɔːspaʊə

Meanings of Horsepower:

noun

An imperial unit of power equal to 550 foot-pounds per second (about 750 watts).

Usage examples:

Torque multiplied by rpm divided by 5,252 equals horsepower.

Horseradish

ˈhɔːsˌræd.ɪʃ

Meanings of Horseradish:

noun

A european plant of the cabbage family with long leaves like those of the dock, grown for its pungent edible root.

Usage examples:

Did you know that the green part of the horseradish plant was one of the five bitter herbs served o…

Meanings of Horseradishes:

noun

A european plant of the cabbage family with long leaves like those of the dock, grown for its pungent edible root.

Usage examples:

Did you know that the green part of the horseradish plant was one of the five bitter herbs served o…

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