white horse

Definitions

  • Fireplace in White Horse, Shere
    Fireplace in White Horse, Shere
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n white horse a wave that is blown by the wind so its crest is broken and appears white
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The White Horse, Dorking The White Horse, Dorking
To see a fine Lady get on a white Horse To see a fine Lady get on a white Horse

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: George Washington, who was nearly toothless himself, was meticulous with the teeth of the six white horses that pulled his presidential coach. He had their teeth picked and cleaned daily to improve their appearance.
    • White horse A large mass of tough sinewy substance in the head of sperm whales, just above the upper jaw and extending in streaks into the junk above it. It resembles blubber, but contains no oil. Also, the part of the head in which it occurs.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • White horse a white-topped wave
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hwít; Ice. hvitr, Ger. weiss.

Usage

In literature:

His faithful white horse died, and he continued his way on foot.
"The Firelight Fairy Book" by Henry Beston
It was a white horse, and from our lowly position, there seemed to be something awful and shadowy in the motions of its legs.
"Cape Cod Folks" by Sarah P. McLean Greene
It was an old rocking chaise and a white horse, and an old farmer was driving.
"Young Lucretia and Other Stories" by Mary E. Wilkins
The carriage had four white horses, all decorated in red ribbons, and on the seat sat a driver, also decorated in red.
"The Rover Boys in the Air" by Edward Stratemeyer
The light from the fire played mystically about the great Emperor on his white horse.
"The Eagle of the Empire" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
The white horse is quiet.
"White Lilac; or the Queen of the May" by Amy Walton
Some was on black horses, some on red horses, en some on white horses.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
AT WHITE HORSE RAPIDS.
"Klondike Nuggets" by E. S. Ellis
The Police at White Horse had the number of the boat, 3744, and the names of all the men in it.
"Policing the Plains" by R.G. MacBeth
A black and white horse were in the ring.
"Practical Grammar and Composition" by Thomas Wood
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In poetry:

Then I think of the pair
Horses might not surpass
The dam and her foal,
The white ass and brown ass.
"Asses" by Padraic Colum
There leaned a knight on the gateway side
In armour white and wan,
And after the heels of the horse he cried,
“God keep the hunted man!”
"The Hall And The Wood" by William Morris
Sudden, through the ranks beside her,
Scattering men, like sparks of flint,
Burst a snow-white horse and rider,
Rapid as the lightning's glint.
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
But they must go, the time draws on,
And those white-favour'd horses wait;
They rise, but linger; it is late;
Farewell, we kiss, and they are gone.
"In Memoriam A. H. H.: 131" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
But they must go, the time draws on,
And those white-favour'd horses wait;
They rise, but linger; it is late;
Farewell, we kiss, and they are gone.
"In Memoriam 131: O Living Will That Shalt Endure" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
I saw a white horse gallop over the down,
I saw a white horse looking over a gate,
I saw a white horse on the way into town,
And one on the way coming back: that made eight.
"White Horses" by Eleanor Farjeon

In news:

3 5 5 Andrew Bird Three White Horses.
Authorities closed Lukoil at 2515 Brunswick Pike in Lawrence, Express Fuel at 2482 South Broad Street in Hamilton, and Lukoil at 1070 White Horse Avenue in Hamilton.
US Route 30, White Horse Pike, New Jersey.
Marcella Spotted Horse, 79, of Harvey, formerly of White Shield, died Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012, in a Harvey nursing home.
181 W White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009.
119 White Horse Pike Haddon Heights, NJ 08035.
A V K Petroleum Inc. 212 E White Horse Pike Galloway, NJ 08205.
313 N White Horse Pike Laurel Springs, NJ 08021.
White Horse Pike, Galloway, NJ, United States, 08205.
Horses stabled there on any given day, White said.
1100 S White Horse Pike Somerdale, NJ 08083.
Glass Residency Continues at The White Horse.
200 E White Horse Pike Galloway, NJ 08205.
110 S White Horse Pike Hammonton, NJ 08037.
Marcella Spotted Horse, 79, of Harvey, formerly of White Shield, died Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012, in a Harvey nursing home.
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In science:

Figures 7-11 show the results of experiments conducted with nine black-and-white targets (the horse, the couple, the hand, the dolphin, the map of Britain, the foot, the frog, the baby, the stomach) and two experiments conducted with colour targets (the french flag and the head).
Epigenetic Tracking, a Method to Generate Arbitrary Shapes By Using Evolutionary-Developmental Techniques
For instance, in the images of airplane, there are two types: one is the airplane in the air while the other is the airplane on the ground. In horse category, there are brown and white horses; I could select the white horses to test the precision.
Image Retrieval Method Using Top-surf Descriptor
For the horse category, there are 31 images that contain a white horse.
Image Retrieval Method Using Top-surf Descriptor
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