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HORS
es; n. A HORSE Geþracan hors mannus vel brunnicus : hors of stéden vel of asrenne burdo, Ælfc. Gl. 5; Som. 56, 18, 19; Wrt. Voc. 17, 23, 24. Hors hófum wlanc, Runic pm. Kmbl. 343, 5; Rún. 19. Ne beó gé ná swylce hors nolite fteri sicut equus, Ps. Th. 31, 10. Ðá wæs Hróðgáre hors gebæted wicg wundenfeax then for Hrothgar was a horse
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hors
Add:I. a horse, as a general term Hors sonipes, wildecynnes hors equifer, Wrt. Voc. i. 23, 3-4. Hors hnǽgð equus hinnit, Ælfc. Gr. Z. 129, 2. Gif hors on hricge oððe on þám bógum áwyrd sý, Lch. i. 290, 10. Wearð his hors ofslagen þe hé on sæt the horse he was riding was killed, Chr.
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