horselaugh

[hawrs-laf, -lahf]
noun
1.
a loud, coarse laugh, especially of derision.
verb (used without object)
2.
to utter a horselaugh.

Origin:
1705–15; horse + laugh

horselaughter, noun
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Example sentences
Here was a horselaugh all around, as often happens in such a gathering, about nothing at all.
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