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hoss
1815, representing U.S. dialectal variant pronunciation of horse.
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hoss

noun

A strong and dependable person; superior person; strong man; pisser: We didn't have a hoss in the bullpen until Mark Littell started coming through for us (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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