- the practice of eating horseflesh.
Origin of hippophagy
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Hippophagy, hip-pof′a-ji, n. the act or practice of feeding on horse-flesh.
We may learn here also the reason why hippophagy has been so long unknown among us.Demonology and Devil-lore
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