from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A local name of the Missouri sucker, Cycleptus elongatus, of the family Catostomidæ.
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As a result of Lloyds's ill-judged acquisition of floundering U.K. lender HBOS, the black-horse bank -- which might have survived the financial crisis without government support -- now finds itself nationalized in all but name.
The Mongol tradition substitutes for the names of the elements the names of the colors associated with them, such as black-horse or blue-tiger.
The 275hp to 295hp (205-220kW) engines provide enough pep to make passing easy, and the smooth-shifting transmissions are good enough to prevent you from even noticing their operation, but don't expect the RX to be your black-horse stoplight king.
Late in the afternoon of the second day, the "black-horse cavalry" escort drew up as usual in front of the portico, preparatory to the President's leaving for the "Soldiers '