white horse


noun

a white-topped wave; whitecap.

Origin of white horse

First recorded in 1640–50
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white horse

noun

the outline of a horse carved into the side of a chalk hill, usually dating to the Neolithic, Bronze, or Iron Ages, such as that at Uffington, Berkshire
(usually plural) a wave with a white broken crest

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