white horse


noun

a white-topped wave; whitecap.

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Origin of white horse

First recorded in 1640–50

Definition for white horse (2 of 2)

Whitehorse
[ hwahyt-hawrs, wahyt- ]
/ ˈʰwaɪtˌhɔrs, ˈwaɪt- /

noun

a town in and the capital of the Yukon Territory, in NW Canada.
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British Dictionary definitions for white horse (1 of 2)

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

British Dictionary definitions for white horse (2 of 2)

Whitehorse
/ (ˈwaɪtˌhɔːs) /

noun

a town in NW Canada: capital of the Yukon Territory. Pop: 16 843 (2001)
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