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Definition of "horseflesh" []

  • The flesh of a horse. (noun)
  • Horses considered as a group, especially for driving, riding, or racing. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "horseflesh" in a sentence
  • "There's nothing too good in horseflesh you don't deserve, a woman who can ride like that."
  • ""Not sparin 'horseflesh, Captain," he muttered in a low voice."
  • "Unfortunately, the qualities of this horse were so well concealed under his strange-colored hide and his unaccountable gait, that at a time when everybody was a connoisseur in horseflesh, the appearance of the aforesaid pony at Meung — which place he had entered about a quarter of an hour before, by the gate of Beaugency — produced an unfavorable feeling, which extended to his rider."