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horse

horse

 
 
pronunciation:
hors
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part of speech: noun
definition: a large mammal with long legs and a long tail. People often use horses for riding.
 
Homophone Note
The words horse and hoarse sound alike but have different meanings. To find out why the talkative horse sometimes gets hoarse, look up hoarse.
Word Builder: horse +
  • horseback:
    the back of a horse; the part of a horse that you ride on.
  • horsepower:
    a unit of energy used to measure the power of engines.
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