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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
horse (noun)
1.
a) (1) a large solid-hoofed herbivorous ungulate mammal ( family Equidae, the horse family) domesticated since prehistoric times and used as a beast of burden, a draft animal, or for riding - Equus caballus,
(2) - racehorse play the horses
b) a male horse , especially - stallion
c) a recent or extinct animal (as a zebra, ass, or onager) of the horse family
2.
a) - jackstay
b) a frame usually with legs used for supporting something (as planks or staging)
c) (1) - pommel horse
(2) - vaulting horse
3.
- cavalry
4.
a mass of the same geological character as the wall rock occurring within a vein
5.
- horsepower
6.
slang - heroin
7.
an athlete whose performance is consistently strong and reliable - a team with the horses to win the pennant
8.
a game in which players take turns attempting to duplicate successful basketball shots, a letter of the word "horse" is awarded for each missed attempt, and the first player to receive all five letters loses
horse (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to provide with a horse
2.
intransitive verb
to move by brute force of a mare to be in heat
horse (adjective)
1.
a) of or relating to a horse
b) hauled or powered by a horse - a horse barge
2.
large or coarse of its kind
3.
mounted on - horses horse guards
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
horse (noun)
a large hoofed domestic animal that is used for carrying or drawing loads and for riding
SYNONIMS:
equine, nag, steed
RELATED WORDS:
equid; colt, filly, foal, gelding, mare, stallion; bronco, mustang, pony; charger, courser, cow pony, cutting horse, galloper, hack, hackney, mount, packhorse, prancer, quarter horse, racehorse, saddle horse, trotter, warhorse, workhorse; bay, black, buckskin, chestnut, dun, palomino, pinto, roan, skewbald, sorrel; cob, dobbin, jade, plug, skate
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