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 Meanings and Examples of HORSE
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horse
 n.  a large animal with four legs that people ride on or use for carrying things
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Denis laughed, and gave the horse a cut that brought him quickly abreast of her retreating figure.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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2  Suddenly he heard the brisk play of sleigh-bells and a cutter passed him, drawn by a free-going horse.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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3  But the old horse was there alone, mumbling his crib with toothless jaws, and Ethan whistled cheerfully while he bedded down the grays and shook an extra measure of oats into their mangers.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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4  It was long past the dinner-hour when the job was done, and Ethan had to give up going to the village because he wanted to lead the injured horse home and wash the cut himself.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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5  She gave him a last nod of sympathy while her son chirped to the horse; and Ethan, as she drove off, stood in the middle of the road and stared after the retreating sleigh.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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6  "Jotham Powell's down in the wood-lot, and Dan'l Byrne says he darsn't leave that horse," she returned.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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7  When it was in place they stood side by side on the door-step, watching Daniel Byrne plunge off behind his fidgety horse.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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8  The darkies were hanging from the rafters, popeyed, they were so scared, but Ma was talking to the horse like he was folks and he was eating out of her hand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  There ain't nobody like Ma with a horse.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  When they had rounded the curve of the dusty road that hid them from Tara, Brent drew his horse to a stop under a clump of dogwood.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  Why, I'll bet you Ma is still so excited about the new horse that she'll never even realize we're home again till she sits down to supper tonight and sees Boyd.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  Give me a good horse to ride and some good licker to drink and a good girl to court and a bad girl to have fun with and anybody can have their Europe.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  In the beginning, the Troop had been recruited exclusively from the sons of planters, a gentleman's outfit, each man supplying his own horse, arms, equipment, uniform and body servant.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  He backed his big red horse and then, putting spurs to his side, lifted him easily over the split rail fence into the soft field of Gerald O'Hara's plantation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  Every moment she expected to hear the pounding of his horse's hooves and see him come charging up the hill at his usual breakneck speed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence: (142 in 10 pages)
16  I galloped the horse along the track.
17  The horse was humanized well by training.
18  We'll travel up-country by horse tomorrow.
19  A horse whinnied and reared; the troop trotted quickly out of the inn yard towards the high road.
20  He that hath a white horse and a fair wife never wants trouble.
21  When two ride on one horse, one must sit behind.
22  Colic describes a whole variety of conditions in which a horse suffers abdominal pain.
23  Never walk behind a horse in case it kicks out at you.
24  Never walk behind a horse in case it lashes out.
25  For want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the man was lost.
26  You can take a horse to the water, but you cannot make him drink.
27  You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink.
28  A man may lead a horse to the water, but he cannot make him drink.
29  The red horse walks away from the white one.
30  Save something for the man that rides on the white horse.