Definitions

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  • adverb archaic On the back of a horse; on horseback.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective traveling on horseback
  • adverb on the back of a horse

Etymologies

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From a- +‎ horse.

Examples

  • It is customary to begin this sort of fight ahorse.

    Trial of Seven

  • Fortunately, even though I have ran into lots of bears in the past 27 years, none chose to do anything but stand still or leave whether I was afoot or ahorse.

    Timing is Everything

  • Khal Drogo, far ahead and ahorse, leads his khalasar into the rising sun.

    Episode 2: What comes next?

  • He carried himself well, and he wore his sword comfortably ahorse, but still Albric felt a twinge of doubt.

    THE RIVER KINGS’ ROAD

  • It is customary to begin this sort of fight ahorse.

    Trial of Seven

  • It is, of course, exacerbated by judges who then impose personal preferences onto interpretation, forcing more nonsense down the chain I am thinking of a patent case where the judge said mounted meant there was a physical attachment, apparently never having heard of ahorse.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Correcting Students

  • He saw Taizu still ahorse, coming through the press.

    2005

  • The road was now overfull of people on foot, ahorse, driving carts and wagons, pushing bushels by hand, and his tired and nasty-tempered brute of a horse had shouldered aside a handcart, tipping it over so that what it carried had been spilled into the mud of the road.

    This Scepter'd Isle

  • : One more bit of damage; the officers were all ahorse, and even if his arrow trick didn't work, if he could drive them off, there would be less control on the battlefield.

    Exile's Honor

  • "You four, ahorse stay-help me!" he shouted at them, and they stayed mounted.

    Exile's Honor

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  • look, Ma! I'm ahorse!

    September 18, 2009