Origin of ahorse

First recorded in 1855–60; a-1 + horse
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Examples from the Web for ahorse

Historical Examples of ahorse

  • From every side, there was the sound of an arrival of men, both on foot and ahorse.

  • He then said that he could not very well give me ahorse, "with saddle and bridle also."

    The Purple Land

    W. H. Hudson

  • Already they are ahorse, and off they go, with bows and arrows.

    Four Arthurian Romances

    Chretien DeTroyes

  • They're ahorse, and they should arrive in three hours and you can't possibly escape.

    The Hosts of the Air

    Joseph A. Altsheler

  • The king forthwith sent the pennons, and bade them without fail be armed and ahorse at dawn.