horseflesh

[hawrs-flesh]
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noun

the flesh of a horse.
horses collectively, especially for riding, racing, etc.

Origin of horseflesh

First recorded in 1490–1500; horse + flesh
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Contemporary Examples of horseflesh

  • Terry and the Queen have something very passionate between them: horseflesh.

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    April 27, 2012

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British Dictionary definitions for horseflesh

horseflesh

noun

horses collectively
the flesh of a horse, esp edible horse meat
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