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horse

noun uk   /hɔːs/  us   /hɔːrs/

horse noun (ANIMAL)

A1 [C] a large animal with four legs that people ride on or use for carrying things or pulling vehicles: to ride a horse a horse and cartthe horses [plural] informal horse races where you try to win money by correctly guessing which horse will win: He spends all his money on the horses.
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horse noun (SPORTS EQUIPMENT)

[C] (also vaulting horse) a tall piece of equipment that people jump over in gymnastics

horse noun (DRUG)

[U] slang →  heroin
Translations of “horse”
in Arabic حُصان…
in Korean 말…
in Malaysian kuda, kekuda…
in French cheval, cheval d’arçons…
in Turkish at…
in Italian cavallo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 馬…
in Russian лошадь…
in Polish koń…
in Vietnamese con ngựa, ngựa gỗ (trong thể thao)…
in Spanish caballo, potro…
in Portuguese cavalo…
in Thai ม้า, ม้าขวาง…
in German das Pferd, der Bock…
in Catalan cavall…
in Japanese 馬…
in Indonesian kuda, kuda-kuda…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 马…
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