four-in-hand four-in-hand


  1. (n) a long necktie that is tied in a slipknot with one end hanging in front of the other
  2. (n) a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver



  1. Prince Philip had a nasty fall when his four-in-hand overturned in Windsor Great Park, throwing him under the horses' hooves.
  2. But it was the Irish Stagecoach, a spanking four-in-hand, with liveried coachman and guards, sounding an ancient English horn in the good Irish air.
  3. The tie I am sending you is one of a large number of attractive embossed patterns, available in four-in-hand as well as bows.


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ennui ennui
/ɛ ˈnu i /