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- v. Present participle of horse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Supply of horses, as for hunting or traveling.
- n. Same as horse, 5 .
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The term "horsing around" is one with some pretty strong sexual connotations.
The grand jury testimony about the aftermath of McQueary's visit to the locker room that Friday night back in 2002 paints a disquieting picture of how an allegation of rape gradually came to be described as "horsing around."
Interesting to read a passage from an old Hemingway piece the other day extolling the glory of "horsing" out fish, over fighting them.
They're kind of horsing around, but they mention Brad Pitt, and then a woman comes along and was all "George Clooney was standing right here yesterday."
And they're double counting bills and kind of horsing around.
If the diners examine the food too critically -- before even sampling it -- she will snap that she's had a busy day, and wasn't up to "horsing" with cooking.
'Chepo is something we call some of our friends when horsing around.
I cared more about my friends -- people who would turn out to be far from friends in the end -- and just horsing around, that I never pushed myself for what I really wanted.
They were horsing around when the dog slipped his lower jaw underneath Sophie's collar from behind.
They will be supported by the Liberals, too, last I heard, so no high-horsing from that quarter, please.
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