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  • n. Plural form of showhorse.


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  • LOS ANGELES In an NHL skill contest, pick Russian players to be the showhorses now and in the foreseeable future.

  • Within the GOP power structure of the U.S. House of Representatives, and it's probably true for the Democratic side aisle as well, there are two types of members - the workhorses and the showhorses (so I'm told).

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  • I have found that legislators usually fell into three categories - the showhorses, the workhorses, and those nice but inert people who never can quite figure out what is happening.

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