Horse"flesh` (?), n.

1.

The flesh of horses.

The Chinese eat horseflesh at this day. Bacon.

2.

Horses, generally; the qualities of a horse; as, he is a judge of horseflesh.

[Colloq.]

Horseflesh ore Min., a miner's name for bornite, in allusion to its peculiar reddish color on fresh facture.

 

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