equine

[ ee-kwahyn, ek-wahyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF equine

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“Your horse wants to go on,” she said, observing this equine by-play.

He possessed six of these horses, each in its way a jewel in the equine crown.

He cared for his equine friends with all his might, and he drove them in a similar manner.

And poor Dandy, like an equine Tantalus, was robbed of the needed fluid.

Perhaps his luck was calculated to stir only equine risibility.

Mrs. Rennes' hair was white and her long, equine countenance, sallow.

To this the equine replied by folding his hands one over the other with a saintly look.

Then came the horse-dealers with all the maimed, the halt, and the blind of equine Valladolid.

The equine man who moves his ears is not rarely to be met with.

And truly, scarce could horse he better housed than was his equine majesty.

WORD ORIGIN

1765, from Latin equinus, from equus "horse," from PIE root *ekwo- "horse" (cf. Greek hippos, Old Irish ech, Old English eoh, Gothic aihwa-, Sanskrit açva-, Avestan aspa-, Old Church Slavonic ehu-, all meaning "horse").

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