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horsehide

[hawrs-hahyd] /ˈhɔrsˌhaɪd/
noun
1.
the hide of a horse.
2.
leather made from the hide of a horse.
3.
Slang. a baseball.
adjective
4.
made of horsehide.
Origin
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English. See horse, hide2
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British Dictionary definitions for horse hide

horsehide

/ˈhɔːsˌhaɪd/
noun
1.
the hide of a horse
2.
leather made from this hide
3.
(modifier) made of horsehide
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Word Origin and History for horse hide

horsehide

early 14c., from horse (n.) + hide (n.).

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Slang definitions & phrases for horse hide

horsehide

noun

A baseball (1895+ Baseball)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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