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horseflesh


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Horseflesh  \Horse"flesh`\,  n. 
  1.  The  flesh  of  horses. 
 
  The  Chinese  eat  horseflesh  at  this  day  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  Horses,  generally;  the  qualities  of  a  horse;  as  he  is  a 
  judge  of  horseflesh.  [Colloq.] 
 
  {Horseflesh  ore}  (Min.),  a  miner's  name  for  bornite,  in 
  allusion  to  its  peculiar  reddish  color  on  fresh  facture. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  horseflesh 
  n  :  the  flesh  of  horses  as  food  [syn:  {horsemeat}] 




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