horse collar


horse collar
   American
   an expression of disgust
   The accoutrement is chosen in favour of the more robust horse shit.

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  • Horse collar — A horse collar is a part of a horse harness device used to distribute load around a horse s neck and shoulders when pulling a wagon or plow. The collar often supports a pair of curved metal or wood pieces, called hames, to which the traces of the …   Wikipedia

  • horse collar — ▪ harness       device of leather, or leather and metal, encircling a horse s neck, to which traces are attached, used to hitch the animal to a wagon or plow. A Dutch collar consists of a broad band across the chest and a narrow band over the… …   Universalium

  • horse collar — gelbėjimo diržas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Gelbėjimo įrangos dalis, kuria apjuosiama krūtinė pritvirtinant žmogų prie gelbėjimo virvės ar prie sraigtasparnio keltuvo lyno. atitikmenys: angl. horse collar; rescue strop pranc. sangle de… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • horse-collar — /hawrs kol euhr/, Slang. n. 1. (esp. in baseball) a score of zero. v.t. 2. to prevent (an opposing baseball team or batter) from scoring or making a base hit. * * * …   Universalium

  • horse-collar — /hawrs kol euhr/, Slang. n. 1. (esp. in baseball) a score of zero. v.t. 2. to prevent (an opposing baseball team or batter) from scoring or making a base hit …   Useful english dictionary

  • Horse-collar tackle — The horse collar tackle is an American football maneuver in which a defender tackles another player by grabbing the back inside of an opponent s shoulder pads from behind and yanking the player down. The technique is most closely associated with… …   Wikipedia

  • Horse harness — Horse in harness with horse collar A closeup of a …   Wikipedia

  • Horse — (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse ({Equus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Horse aloes — Horse Horse (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Horse ant — Horse Horse (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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