Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to horses or horse-racing: as, hippic festivals.

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Examples

  • As it was, the serene and hippic gloom of the handsome horse-breeder daunted the daughters of Eve, and they failed to make up their minds about the exact value of him, socially considered.

    My Lady's Money

  • I was at once put into communication with Mr. ---- Symonds, let us call him, for the sake of old hippic memories.

    Border and Bastille

  • His specialty was running horses; he protected the equine race and supported a magazine devoted to hippic questions; but, for all that, he knew very little of the animals, and from shoes to bridles he depended wholly on his groom, — all of which will sufficiently explain to you that this semi-bachelor had nothing actually of his own, neither mind, taste, position, or absurdity; even his fortune came from his fathers.

    Beatrix

  • It is to be supposed, however, that politics had managed in some way to slip into this existence devoted to muscular exercise and the hippic science, for, from a heap of the morning journals disdainfully flung upon the floor by the worthy colonel, Monsieur de Trailles picked up a copy of the legitimist organ, in which he read, under the heading of ELECTIONS, the following article:

    The Deputy of Arcis

  • His specialty was/running horses;/he protected the equine race and supported a magazine devoted to hippic questions; but, for all that, he knew very little of the animals, and from shoes to bridles he depended wholly on his groom, -- all of which will sufficiently explain to you that this semi-bachelor had nothing actually of his own, neither mind, taste, position, or absurdity; even his fortune came from his fathers.

    Beatrix

  • 190 I may be allowed to note that syphilis does not confine itself to man: a charger infected with it was pointed out to me at Baroda by my late friend, Dr. Arnott (18th Regiment, Bombay N.I.) and Tangier showed me some noticeable cases of this hippic syphilis, which has been studied in Hungary.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • N.I.) and Tangier showed me some noticeable cases of this hippic syphilis, which has been studied in Hungary.

    Arabian nights. English

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