Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The choice of a horse should therefore be confined to mares and geldings.

Turn him out in the field with one hundred geldings and he will rule all of them.

All their horses are geldings; they keep some others for stallions, but so few, that I have never seen a single one.

Inguinal hernia is seen mostly in stallions, next in geldings, and very rarely in the mare.

For the full description of this and of the operation for hernia for geldings, see remarks on hernia.

My back is no sooner turned, than the rascal's atop of one of his master's geldings.'

It was as if steers invariably took to mothering calves, or geldings to adopting foals.

The total realised by sale of the stud, including a couple of geldings, was 15,692 guineas.

In short, d'Aurevilly was like a stallion among the geldings of the ultramontaine stables.

It has also been remarked, that geldings sleep oftener and longer than horses.