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cutting edgeThe forefront, or position of greatest advancement in some field.
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cutting edgeThe sharp edge of the blade of a knife.
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nut-cutting timeTime to exert maximum effort, for example, due to an approaching deadline or a looming competitive situation.
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nut-cutting timeTime to gather nuts before they are taken by other animals or buried in snow.
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horse aroundTo play or fiddle; to clown; to do nothing of importance or consequence.
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a dark horseHaving Nothing To Do With The Color Of A Fantasy Horse, Rather An Expression Of A Winner, A Success Story, A Triumph Suddenly Developing, Revealing Itself All In A Positive Manner:
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charley horseA muscle cramp, usually in the thigh or leg.
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dark horseA candidate who is nominated unexpectedly, without previously having been discussed or considered as a likely choice.
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dark horseAn unexpected success.
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healthy as a horseIf you're as healthy as a horse, you're strong and in a very good health condition.
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high horseAn appearance or sense of smug superiority.
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horse operaA theatrical production, film, or program on radio or television depicting adventures of characters in the American Old West; a western.
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horse operaAn equestrian show, as in a circus.
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horse puckyNonsense; feces.
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horse senseCommon sense, especially with a connotation of folk wisdom independent from, and trumping, formal education.
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horse's assA jerk; an unpleasant, unlikable person; an asshole.
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horse's assA thing or person which is visually unappealing.
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horse's mouthSource; someone who directly experienced or witnessed something.
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rocking horsetoy
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beat a dead horseTo persist or continue far beyond any purpose, interest or reason.
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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get extra work out of a ship's crew during the dead horse period.
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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get more out of something that cannot give more.
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one-horse townA very small town.
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rocking horse shitA metaphor for something exceedingly rare or, more likely, nonexistent.
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rocking-horse shitAlternative form of rocking horse shit.
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horse of a different colorAn unrelated or only incidentally related matter with distinctly different significance.
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on one's high horseSelf-righteous; proceeding on the belief one is more correct or proper than others.
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pissin like a race horseTo urinate profusely.
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see a man about a horseA message signaling one needs to go missing for a short while, for any reason, without giving a real explanation.
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get off one's high horseTo stop acting in an imperious, overbearing or bossy manner.
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straight from the horse's mouthDirectly from the source; firsthand.
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a camel is a horse designed by a committeeAn expression critical of committees
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come down off your high horse!Appearing Haughty, Belligerent, Egotistical,
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don't look a gift horse in the mouthDo not unappreciatively question a gift or handout too closely.
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never look a gift horse in the mouthAlternative form of don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
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close the stable door after the horse has boltedTo attempt to prevent a problem only to find it has already happened.
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put the cart before the horseTo put things in the wrong order or with the wrong priorities.
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you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drinkYou can show someone how to do something, but you can't make them do it.
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cut offTo remove via cutting.
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cut downTo bring down by cutting.
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hack intoTo reduce something to by hacking with a cutting instrument.
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muck outTo clean the excrement and other rubbish from the area where an animal is kept, such as a horse stable or a dog kennel.
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rein inTo stop or slow a horse by pulling the reins.
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tack upTo prepare a horse for riding by equipping it with tack.
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against the grainTo sand or plane a piece of wood parallel or nearly parallel to the fibers such that splinters forming ahead of the tool originate below the cutting surface.
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also ranunplaced horse
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barrelThe ribs and belly of a horse or pony.
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behind the bitAn equestrian term, meaning that the horse is evading the bit.
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bridle pathtrack suitable for horse riding
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clip clopsound of a horse walking
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