horse horse  /ˈhɔrs/


  1. (n) solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
  2. (n) a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
  3. (n) troops trained to fight on horseback
  4. (n) a framework for holding wood that is being sawed
  5. (n) a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
  6. (v) provide with a horse or horses


  1. Congress hasn't done much this year, but few bills have stirred more passion than one to protect horses from being turned into horsemeat.
  2. Rising gas and grain prices, along with the closure of American slaughterhouses, are leading to a dramatic increase in unwanted, stray horses.
  3. The wild horses and burros of the romantic old West are fast disappearing.


  1. Horse in recovery after rattlesnake attack

    A horse named Mocha was bitten by a Mohave rattlesnake, one of the most poisonous kinds. The animal's owners call her a horse with a heart of gold. They say she deserves every chance to recover.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: FOX 10 Phoenix

  2. Horse Farm Plans Moving Forward

    Plans to develop Lafayette's Horse Farm are moving forward. Tuesday, the council agreed to lease the Horse Farm to the non-profit group Lafayette Central Park Incorporated or LCPI. The lease is for 12-hundred dollars a year for 99 years and will not go into effect until next year. The non-profit will be responsible for planning and developing the property into a public park. Construction ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

  3. Horse racing-Royal Ascot visitors must pay for fashion faux pas

    (Adds Queen's horse wins Gold Cup) By Belinda Goldsmith ASCOT, England, June 20 (Reuters) - Big hats and fancy frocks are an integral part of Royal Ascot and organisers of Britain's glamorous racehorse meeting want to keep it that way by charging for fashion failures this year. Royal Ascot, a 300-year-old highlight of Britain's social calendar attended by Queen Elizabeth and other royals, has ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

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  1. "I take my share of the blame for not explaining it more clearly to the American people," Obama said. "I know that with all the lobbying and horse-trading, the process left most Americans wondering, 'What's in it for me?' "
    on Jan 27, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "Without a doubt, he's the best horse we've ever brought to this stage," Pletcher said of Eskendereya. "His last two races were as good as any 3-year-old has ever run."
    on Apr 26, 2010 By: Todd Pletcher Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "It will really change society, very much like the transition from a horse to a car," Thrun said.
    on Jan 6, 2008 By: Sebastian Thrun Source: Forbes

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