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a white-topped wave; whitecap.
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Origin of white horse
First recorded in 1640–50
Other definitions for white horse (2 of 2)
[ hwahyt-hawrs, wahyt- ]
/ ˈʰwaɪtˌhɔrs, ˈwaɪt- /
a town in and the capital of the Yukon Territory, in NW Canada.
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How to use white horse in a sentence
On the flats around the Whitehorse Rapids was a great largess of wild flowers.
The little room was papered with a design of wild roses that minded me of the Whitehorse Rapids.
We left our outfit here and began the journey down to Dawson, we had to shoot the far famed Whitehorse rapids.Black Beaver|James Campbell Lewis
For there, about two hundred yards away, were the dreaded Whitehorse Rapids.
The eagle over at Whitehorse ranch had fought the cat most terrible.The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories|Owen Wister
British Dictionary definitions for white horse (1 of 2)
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
British Dictionary definitions for white horse (2 of 2)
/ (ˈwaɪtˌhɔːs) /
a town in NW Canada: capital of the Yukon Territory. Pop: 16 843 (2001)
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