horse apples


horse apples
   ?obsolete American
   the turds dropped by a horse
   Especially in a street, where they might pile up like apples on a fruiterer's shelf:
    ... 'horse apples', 'cowpats', 'prairie chips', 'muck', 'dung', etc. (Jennings, 1965, listing common euphemistic synonyms)

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