Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The hide of a horse.
  • noun Leather made from the hide of a horse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The hide of a horse.
  • noun Leather made of the hide of a horse.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Hide of a horse.

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

  • noun leather from the hide of a horse

Etymologies

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horse +‎ hide

Examples

  • I tried a pair in cordovan, a k a horsehide, from Alden, the venerable brand based and made in Massachusetts, and thought I was onto something.

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  • I tried a pair in cordovan, a k a horsehide, from Alden, the venerable brand based (and made) in Massachusetts, and thought I was onto something.

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  • And he was probably right, for outside of the horse ( "you can lead a horse to water ...," "horse of a different color", "cart before the horse" etc.,) no other single concrete noun has contributed as many terms as has the "horsehide" sport.

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  • Someone pushed at her and she lost her balance, falling forward onto horsehide.

    Uprising

  • Out on the field, the Braves players paired off and started tossing baseballs back and forth, the horsehide pounding leather rhythmically, like popcorn popping.

    In the Time of Bobby Cox

  • Someone pushed at her and she lost her balance, falling forward onto horsehide.

    Uprising

  • Someone pushed at her and she lost her balance, falling forward onto horsehide.

    Uprising

  • The boots were custom-made from horsehide, black with silver toe caps on them, initials cut from lizard skin.

    Eddie's Story

  • Out on the field, the Braves players paired off and started tossing baseballs back and forth, the horsehide pounding leather rhythmically, like popcorn popping.

    In the Time of Bobby Cox

  • Or B, he covered an entire car once with horsehide, with hooves on the side and a horse head in the middle of the hood?

    Cowboy Delmar Smith Plays Not My Job

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