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a camel is a horse designed by a committeeAn expression critical of committeesRate it:

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a camel is a horse made by a committeeAlternative form of a camel is a horse designed by a committee.Rate it:

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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:Rate it:

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also ranunplaced horseRate it:

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barrelThe ribs and belly of a horse or pony.Rate it:

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beat a dead horseTo persist or continue far beyond any purpose, interest or reason.Rate it:

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behind the bitAn equestrian term, meaning that the horse is evading the bit.Rate it:

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bridle pathtrack suitable for horse ridingRate it:

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charley horseA muscle cramp, usually in the thigh or leg.Rate it:

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chestnutA reddish-brown horse.Rate it:

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chestnutA round or oval horny plate found on the inner side of the leg of a horse or other animal, similar to a birthmark on a human.Rate it:

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chestnuthorse-chestnutRate it:

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clip clopsound of a horse walkingRate it:

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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.Rate it:

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come a cropperTo fall headlong from a horse.Rate it:

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come down off your high horse!Appearing Haughty, Belligerent, Egotistical,Rate it:

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dark horseA candidate who is nominated unexpectedly, without previously having been discussed or considered as a likely choice.Rate it:

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dark horseAn unexpected success.Rate it:

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don't look a gift horse in the mouthDo not unappreciatively question a gift or handout too closely.Rate it:

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dope sheetA publication, updated very frequently and used by people who make horse racing wagers, which summarizes information about the horses running in specific races; a publication which provides background information and/or predictions used by people wagering on any sort of competition.Rate it:

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eat like a horseto consume a large amount of foodRate it:

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enough to choke a horseAn excessive quantity.Rate it:

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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get extra work out of a ship's crew during the dead horse period.Rate it:

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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get more out of something that cannot give more.Rate it:

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Four Horsemen of the ApocalypseFour beings in Revelation 6:1-8 that bring about the Apocalypse, each riding a different-colored horse representing a different aspect of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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free reinLoose rein, as of a horse.Rate it:

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get back on the horse that bucked oneto return to something that previously caused harm.Rate it:

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get off one's high horseTo stop acting in an imperious, overbearing or bossy manner.Rate it:

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gift horseAn apparent gift, that has substantial associated costs.Rate it:

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gift of the gabThe ability to talk readily, glibly, and convincingly.Rate it:

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go off at scoreOf a horse, to break suddenly into a gallop; of a person, suddenly to say or do something impetuous.Rate it:

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God's gift to manSomeone irresistible to men, someone whom all men find attractive.Rate it:

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God's gift to womenSomeone irresistible to women, someone whom all women find attractive.Rate it:

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grab bagA gift, purchase, etc. whose contents are concealed until after a selection is made.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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high horseAn appearance or sense of smug superiority.Rate it:

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horse and rabbit stewA mixture of the crude and the delicate in grossly unequal quantities, with the crude overwhelmingly dominant.Rate it:

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horse aroundTo play or fiddle; to clown; to do nothing of importance or consequence.Rate it:

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horse of a different colorAn unrelated or only incidentally related matter with distinctly different significance.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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horse operaAn equestrian show, as in a circus.Rate it:

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horse pillA medicinal pill which is very large in size and is therefore difficult for a person to swallow.Rate it:

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horse pillA fact, proposal, claim, etc. that is difficult to accept or believe.Rate it:

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horse puckyNonsense; feces.Rate it:

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horse senseCommon sense, especially with a connotation of folk wisdom independent from, and trumping, formal education.Rate it:

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horse's assA jerk; an unpleasant, unlikable person; an asshole.Rate it:

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horse's assA thing or person which is visually unappealing.Rate it:

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horse's mouthSource; someone who directly experienced or witnessed something.Rate it:

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hung like a horseHaving a large penis.Rate it:

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I could eat a horseI am very hungry; short form of "I'm so hungry, I could eat a horse."Rate it:

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