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Horse

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HORSE, n. hors.

1. A species of quadrupeds of the genus Equus, having six erect and parallel fore-teeth in the upper jaw, and six somewhat prominent in the under jaw the dog teeth are solitary, and the feet consist of an undivided hoof. The horse is a beautiful animal, and of great use for draught or conveyance on his back. Horse, in English, is of common gender, and may comprehend the male and female.
2. A constellation.
3. Cavalry a body of troops serving on horseback. In this sense, it has no plural termination. We say, a thousand horse, a regiment of horse.
4. A machine by which something is supported usually a wooden frame with legs. Various machines used in the arts are thus called.
5. A wooden machine on which soldiers ride by way of punishment sometimes called a timber-mare.
6. In seamen's language, a rope extending from the middle of a yard to its extremity, to support the sailors while they loose, reef or furl the sails, also, a thick rope extended near the mast for hoisting a yard or extending a sail on it.

To take horse to set out to ride on horseback.

1. To be covered, as a mare.

HORSE, To mount on a horse.

1. To carry on the back.

The keeper, horsing a deer.

2. To ride astride as ridges horsed.
3. To cover a mare, as the male.

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Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Horse'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/h/horse.html.

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