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noun horse pronunciation in British English /hɔː(r)s/
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pluralhorses
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  1. 1
    [countable] a large animal that people ride. The sound that a horse makes is called neighing. The male horse is called a stallion and the female is called a mare. A young horse is called a foal.
  2. 3

    the horses

    [plural] informal the sport of horse racing, or the activity of betting money on the results of horse races
  3. 4
    [uncountable] informal old-fashioned the drug heroin
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    a horse of another/a different colour a situation or a subject that is different from what you had first thought it was

    You said you didn't like going to the movies, but if you don't want to go because you're broke, that's a horse of another color.

    Submitted by amir from Iran, Islamic Republic of on 27/10/2014

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