Definition of Horsiness

1. n. The condition or quality of being a horse; that which pertains to a horse.



Definition of Horsiness

1. Noun. The quality of being, or resembling, a horse. ¹

2. Noun. Fondness for, or interest in, horses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Horsiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Horsiness

horsewood
horsewoods
horseworm
horseworms
horsey
horsey set
horseyculture
horseys
horsiculture
horsicultures
horsie
horsier
horsies
horsiest
horsily
horsiness (current term)
horsinesses
horsing
horsings
horsons
horst
horste
horstes
horsts
horsy
horsy set
hortation
hortations
hortative

Literary usage of Horsiness

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1. Lizzie Lorton of Greyrigg: A Novel by Elizabeth Lynn Linton (1866)
"But Luke Hogarth with his accent and his horsiness, and Aunt Harriet Grantham and her refinement and delicacy ? woful power in her. ..."

2. The Primer of Psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1906)
"If real horses are so much alike that I can at once recognise every separate specimen as a horse, there will evidently be distinct marks of ' horsiness ..."

3. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin (1896)
"The impression of a contemporary of my father's is that Christ's in their day was a pleasant, fairly quiet college, with some tendency towards " horsiness " ..."

4. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1883)
"... that he was going to drive us over himself to Hoorn. behind his own personal "steppers." There is a good bit of latent horsiness in the Dutch character. ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1893)
"... combining as it does a suggestion of blue blood and elegance with a certain flavor of horsiness which amateurs of the turf will not fail ..."

6. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1920)
"... not recognize common things like horses and cats by their horsiness or their catness, but by their shape or some other quite unreliable point, ..."

7. Charles Darwin: His Life Told in a Autobiographical Chapter, and in a by Charles Darwin, Francis Darwin (1902)
"The impression of a contemporary of my father's is that Christ's in their day was a pleasant, fairly quiet college, with some tendency towards " horsiness " ..."

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