horsehide horsehide

Definition(s):

  • (n) leather from the hide of a horse

Usage(s):

  1. Its horsehide cover conceals a cork core wrapped in two layers of rubber and 490 machine-wound yards of five kinds of yarn.
  2. Baseball's drug problems are as durable as horsehide, and A-Rod's Primobolan boosters were arguably less dangerous than Mickey Mantle's experiences with booze and speed.
  3. The puncture weed's burrlike seeds can flatten bicycle tires, foul up cotton-picking machinery, rip through horsehide and gouge cattle.

News

  • A Don McCormack column: Easton well-armed for debut

    Though blessed with rocket-like left arm, one that can hurl a horsehide sphere at 90 mph from 60 feet, 6 inches, Brandon Easton has been kept at arm’s length from seeing action in his first baseball game as a professional.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Star Beacon

Quotes

  • Canadian Ian Tyson wrote "The Gift" about Russell's artistic technique - how he could "paint the light on horsehide shining ...... and the twisting wrist of the Houlihan throw."
    on Dec 15, 2008 By: Ian Tyson Source: Great Falls Tribune

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