Origin of Houyhnhnm
Examples from the Web for houyhnhnm
Imagine yourself reading a number of the Houyhnhnm Gazette, giving an account of such an experiment.The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table|Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Houyhnhnm's legs are very well; the horse slipped on his side and not on his knees, and has received no sort of injury.The Newcomes|William Makepeace Thackeray
The pony travelled like a glorified Houyhnhnm and we have brought a second male servant to take care of him.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II|Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Amid the inextinguishable horse-laughter (sincere but vacant) of the Houyhnhnm Olympus.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Volume V. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Houyhnhnm, whin′im, n. one of the noble rational horse race in Gulliver's Travels.
Word Origin and History for houyhnhnm
1727, in "Gulliver's Travels," coined by Swift to suggest whinnying.