horse/ hɔrs /

noun, plural hors·es, (especially collectively) horse.
a large, solid-hoofed, herbivorous quadruped, Equus caballus, domesticated since prehistoric times, bred in a number of varieties, and used for carrying or pulling loads, for riding, and for racing.
a fully mature male animal of this type; stallion.

verb (used with object), horsed, hors·ing.
to provide with a horse or horses.
to set on horseback.

verb (used without object), horsed, hors·ing.
to mount or go on a horse.
(of a mare) to be in heat.


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