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- proper n. The second smallest constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a little horse. It lies west of the constellation Aquarius.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ancient northern constellation, supposed to represent a horse's head. It lies west of the head of Pegasus, and its brightest star is of the fourth magnitude. Also Equiculus.
- n. [lowercase] In Roman antiquity, a kind of rack used for extorting confessions from suspected or accused persons.
From Latin equuleus ("colt, foal"). (Wiktionary)