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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of neigh.


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  • And strange, but Alroy was relieved by having given way to his emotion, and, charmed with the fondness of the faithful horse, he leant down and took water, and threw it over its feet to cool them, and wiped the foam from its face, and washed it, and the horse again neighed.

    Chapter 1 - Part II

  • A carnival should be all growls, roars like timberlands stacked, bundled, rolled and crashed, great explosions of lion dust, men ablaze with working anger, pop bottles jangling, horse brasses shivering, engines and elephants in full stampede through rains of sweat while zebras neighed and trembled and like cage trapped in cage.

    Carnival of the Liberals 88

  • Mr. Giggles neighed loudly as I set his foot back on the ground.

    Death Rides A Donkey

  • “Thank you,” he neighed even though he had taught himself not to neigh.

    A Boy Who Looks Like Horses, or A Horse Who Looks Like Boys

  • Apelles then brought it over to show Bucephalas, who neighed in apparent approval.

    Alexander the Great

  • He jerked the rope again, and the horse neighed and nipped.

    Kings of Colorado

  • The horses neighed, snapped, reared, and fought as best they could, but in the end, they had about as much chance at escape as we did.

    Kings of Colorado

  • She neighed at the presentation of a glass pony and described the benefactor as the most gorgeous woman with legs as tall as skyscrapers.

    Salutes to the Creative Class

  • The last of the boys gave up, but the horse behind them neighed a second time, much closer now.

    Half Upon a Time

  • Balios reared and neighed, Will clinging on resolutely—Jem could have sworn he was grinning—and then the horse wheeled and pounded toward the gates.

    Clockwork Angel


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