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horsetail any of various nonflowering, spore-producing plants that have hollow jointed stems with narrow sheathlike leaves.
horse trade (informal) a session of bargaining in which both sides negotiate for goods, services, or the like in a shrewd and clever manner.
horse-trade (informal) to bargain or negotiate for something in a shrewd or clever manner.
horse trader (informal) one who is clever or shrewd in bargaining or negotiating transactions.
horsewhip a whip used to guide, steer, drive, or control a horse. [2 definitions]
horsewoman a woman who rides on a horse. [3 definitions]
horsy interested in or involved with horses or horsemanship. [3 definitions]
hortatory urging or exciting to some course of action with strong arguments, appeals, or advice.
horticulture the art or science of growing vegetables, flowers, fruits, or ornamental plants.
Horus the Egyptian god of the sun, usu. depicted as a falcon or as a man with a falcon's head.
hosanna used as an exclamation of praise or adoration, esp. in religious contexts. [4 definitions]
hose (used with a pl. verb) socks or stockings; hosiery. [3 definitions]
Hosea a minor Hebrew prophet of the eighth century B.C. [2 definitions]
hosier a person who makes or deals in hosiery.
hosiery socks or stockings collectively.
hospice a place of shelter or lodging for travelers, orphans, the poor, or the like, often administered by a religious order. [2 definitions]
hospitable friendly, warm, and generous, esp. in welcoming, feeding, and lodging guests. [3 definitions]
hospital an institution for the medical care of sick persons. [2 definitions]
hospitality the friendly, warm, and generous reception and entertainment of guests or strangers. [3 definitions]
hospitalization the act of hospitalizing or the state of being hospitalized. [2 definitions]
hospitalization insurance insurance held by an individual or family which pays for expenses incurred due to hospital stays and treatment.