- the hide of a horse.
- leather made from the hide of a horse.
- Slang. a baseball.
- made of horsehide.
Origin of horsehide
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Examples from the Web for horsehide
And take it he did, freezing to the horsehide with a grip like grim death.Rival Pitchers of Oakdale
“Oh, but wait until you do that when Horsehide sees you,” went on Jimmie.
Weston belongs and so do Horsehide and the other two coaches.
He leaped into the air, and with his bare hand caught the horsehide.Batting to Win
Out straightened his muscles and the horsehide left his hand swiftly.The Rival Pitchers
- the hide of a horse
- leather made from this hide
- (modifier) made of horsehide
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Word Origin and History for horsehide
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