1.1(Of a horse) give a soft breathy whinny: the palomino whickered when she saw him and stamped her foreleg
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- The horse whickered gently under his breath and Lon smiled.
- She heard horses whickering softly in a nearby stable, owned by Master and Mistress Kaelseen, if she remembered correctly.
- The horse whickered at Tomias, nudging him gently.
Mid 17th century (in the sense 'to snigger, titter'): imitative.
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