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horse

(hôrs)
n.
a. A large hoofed mammal (Equus caballus) having a short coat, a long mane, and a long tail, domesticated since ancient times and used for riding and for drawing or carrying loads.
b. An adult male horse; a stallion.
c. Any of various equine mammals, such as the wild Asian species Przewalski's horse or certain extinct forms related ancestrally to the modern horse.
v.intr.
To be in heat. Used of a mare.
adj.
1. Of or relating to a horse: a horse blanket.
2. Mounted on horses: horse guards.
3. Drawn or operated by a horse.
Drug slang A regional term for heroin
Infectious disease A hoofed ungulate mammal—Equus ferus caballus—that may be associated with certain infections through occupational or recreational exposure—e.g., Actinobacillus spp, anthrax, brucellosis, cryptosporidiosis, equine morbillivirus, glanders, leptospirosis, rabies, salmonellosis, yersiniosis
Psychology See Equestrian therapy, Hippotherapy
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Jimmy Hill rides a horse around Highfield Road in 1967 (left) and (inset) current City boss Paul Fletcher.
After complaining of feeling unwell, he collapsed and fell from the horse around halfway around the 10-mile course.
Spotting the two soldiers blocking his path, Revere quickly turned his horse around, headed back toward the Charles town neck, and took the Mystic Road northbound into Medford.
We didn't but would it have been so wrong to horse around with him?
They wanted him to eat his way through the long grass around the pub but bone idle Sparky would rather horse around.
2 -- color) Lauren Crivier takes her horse around her family's property in Chatsworth.