horseflesh

[hawrs-flesh]

Origin of horseflesh

First recorded in 1490–1500; horse + flesh
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  • Terry and the Queen have something very passionate between them: horseflesh.

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British Dictionary definitions for horseflesh

horseflesh

noun
  1. horses collectively
  2. the flesh of a horse, esp edible horse meat
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