Meaning of “charley horse” in the English Dictionary

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"charley horse" in British English

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charley horsenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtʃɑː.li ˌhɔːs/ us /ˈtʃɑːr.li ˌhɔːrs/ plural charley horses US informal

a cramp (= a sudden painful tightening of a muscle) in your arm or leg

(Definition of “charley horse” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"charley horse" in American English

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charley horsenoun [ C ]

us /ˈtʃɑr·liˌhɔrs/ plural charley horses

a cramp (= a sudden, painful tightening of a muscle), esp. in the leg

(Definition of “charley horse” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)