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horseflesh

[hawrs-flesh] /ˈhɔrsˌflɛʃ/
noun
1.
the flesh of a horse.
2.
horses collectively, especially for riding, racing, etc.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; horse + flesh
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  • He thought the meat was horseflesh stolen from missions further south.
  • The consumption of horseflesh is increasing phenomenally.
  • The fat of horseflesh is not generally mixed with lean.
  • The races of the day were of the kind that pleases the general public as well as the lovers of horseflesh.
British Dictionary definitions for horseflesh

horseflesh

/ˈhɔːsˌflɛʃ/
noun
1.
horses collectively
2.
the flesh of a horse, esp edible horse meat
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