Definitions

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  • n. The eating of horsemeat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or practice of feeding on horseflesh.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or practice of feeding on horse-flesh.

Etymologies

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hippo- + -phagy

Examples

  • Boer bread and porridge _exclusively_ on the other, it occurred to the seceders that even horse blood is thicker than water; so they passed under the yoke of hippophagy with perfect composure.

    The Siege of Kimberley

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  • (n): the eating of horses, by a hippophage,

    January 7, 2009