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


Capen he tells me I must shave me face and be a oss soldier.

"Well, there's one little 'oss—we call 'im Taffy," he would begin.

Bet my boots it's Bully Larkins and that old 'oss from Calerforney.

"That 'oss should be in Le-le-le-leieestershire," observed the Major.

I can give Mr. Gaston information that will lead him to the boy and the oss, sir.

Brarsbahnd e dropt the Shike's oss at six unnern fifty yawds.

Don't you never let the gypsies sell you a 'oss, sir; you'll be took in if you do.

I've knowed a gen'l'man give him five pounds for scripturin' a 'oss.

And no sooner had 'e spoken them words than the 'oss let 'im 'ave it red-'ot.

What about 'im puttin' his money on that 'oss as won the Buddle Stakes?