[ hawrs-hed ]

noun,plural horse·heads, (especially collectively) horse·head.

Origin of horsehead

First recorded in 1880–85; horse + head

Words Nearby horsehead Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use horsehead in a sentence

  • It was a medium ship of five thousand tons burden, designed for service in the horsehead Nebula region.

    The Pirates of Ersatz | Murray Leinster
  • I was thinking of the time me and George put sheep-dip in horsehead Johnson's whisky.

  • He has a friendly laugh and wears a gold pendant with a red stone on his thick gold chain; there is a horsehead on his cane.

    Heidi | Johanna Spyri
  • He stayed with me while I was crazy and got me safe to horsehead.

    Laramie Holds the Range | Frank H. Spearman