Horse vs. Mare

Horse vs. Mare — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Horse and Mare

Horsenoun

A large hoofed mammal (Equus caballus) having a short coat, a long mane, and a long tail, domesticated since ancient times and used for riding and for drawing or carrying loads.

Marenoun

An adult female horse or the adult female of other equine species.

Horsenoun

An adult male horse; a stallion.

Marenoun

An adult female horse.

Horsenoun

Any of various equine mammals, such as the wild Asian species Przewalski's horse or certain extinct forms related ancestrally to the modern horse.

Marenoun

A foolish woman.

Horsenoun

A frame or device, usually with four legs, used for supporting or holding.

Marenoun

A type of evil spirit formerly thought to sit on the chest of a sleeping person; also, the feeling of suffocation felt during sleep, attributed to such a spirit.

Horsenoun

(Sports) A vaulting horse.

Marenoun

(nodot=1) A nightmare; a frustrating or terrible experience.

I'm having a complete mare today.

Horsenoun

(Slang) Heroin.

Marenoun

(planetology) A large, dark plain, which may have the appearance of a sea.

Horsenoun

often horses Horsepower

a muscle car with 400 horses under the hood.

Marenoun

(planetology) On Saturn's moon Titan, a large expanse of what is thought to be liquid hydrocarbons.

Horsenoun

Mounted soldiers; cavalry

a squadron of horse.

Marenoun

female equine animal

Horsenoun

A block of rock interrupting a vein and containing no minerals.

Marenoun

a dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moon

Horsenoun

A large block of displaced rock that is caught along a fault.

Horseverb

To provide with a horse.

Horseverb

To haul or hoist energetically

"Things had changed little since the days of the pyramids, with building materials being horsed into place by muscle power" (Henry Allen).

Horseverb

To be in heat. Used of a mare.

Horseadjective

Of or relating to a horse

a horse blanket.

Horseadjective

Mounted on horses

horse guards.

Horseadjective

Drawn or operated by a horse.

Horseadjective

Larger or cruder than others in the same category

horse pills.

Horsenoun

Any of several animals related to Equus ferus caballus.

Horsenoun

A hoofed mammal, of the genus Equus, often used throughout history for riding and draft work.

A cowboy's greatest friend is his horse.

Horsenoun

(zoology) Any current or extinct animal of the family Equidae, including the zebra or the ass.

These bone features, distinctive in the zebra, are actually present in all horses.

Horsenoun

Cavalry soldiers (sometimes capitalized when referring to an official category).

We should place two units of horse and one of foot on this side of the field.All the King's horses and all the King's men, couldn't put Humpty together again.

Horsenoun

The chess piece representing a knight, depicted as a horse.

Now just remind me how the horse moves again?

Horsenoun

(slang) A large person.

Every linebacker they have is a real horse.

Horsenoun

(historical) A timber frame shaped like a horse, which soldiers were made to ride for punishment.

Horsenoun

Equipment with legs.

Horsenoun

In gymnastics, a piece of equipment with a body on two or four legs, approximately four feet high, sometimes (pommel horse) with two handles on top .

She's scored very highly with the parallel bars; let's see how she does with the horse.

Horsenoun

A frame with legs, used to support something.

a clothes horse; a sawhorse

Horsenoun

(nautical) Type of equipment.

Horsenoun

A rope stretching along a yard, upon which men stand when reefing or furling the sails; footrope.

Horsenoun

A breastband for a leadsman.

Horsenoun

An iron bar for a sheet traveller to slide upon.

Horsenoun

A jackstay.

Horsenoun

(mining) A mass of earthy matter, or rock of the same character as the wall rock, occurring in the course of a vein, as of coal or ore; hence, to take horse (said of a vein) is to divide into branches for a distance.

Horsenoun

(slang) The sedative, antidepressant, and anxiolytic drug morphine, chiefly when used illicitly.

Horsenoun

(US) An informal variant of basketball in which players match shots made by their opponent(s), each miss adding a letter to the word "horse", with 5 misses spelling the whole word and eliminating a player, until only the winner is left. Also HORSE, H-O-R-S-E or H.O.R.S.E. (see H-O-R-S-E).

Horsenoun

A translation or other illegitimate aid in study or examination.

Horsenoun

horseplay; tomfoolery

Horsenoun

Heroin drug.

Alright, mate, got any horse?

Horseverb

(intransitive) To frolic, to act mischievously. (Usually followed by "around".)

Horseverb

(transitive) To provide with a horse.

Horseverb

(obsolete) To get on horseback.

Horseverb

To sit astride of; to bestride.

Horseverb

(of a male horse) To copulate with (a mare).

Horseverb

To take or carry on the back.

Horseverb

To place on the back of another person, or on a wooden horse, etc., to be flogged; to subject to such punishment.

Horsenoun

solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times

Horsenoun

a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs

Horsenoun

troops trained to fight on horseback;

500 horse led the attack

Horsenoun

a framework for holding wood that is being sawed

Horsenoun

a chessman in the shape of a horse's head; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)

Horseverb

provide with a horse or horses