Definition of blood horse in English:

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blood horse

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

dated
A thoroughbred horse.
Example sentences
  • My horse is very much a blood horse, he takes a lot of work.
  • Importing Eastern blood horses through the Levant trade entailed ‘much trouble, expense and difficulty to procure, keep, and then to send them away’.
  • And this self-representation is most profoundly figured as a partnership with intelligent, sensitive blood horses, who have initiative and ideas and will not be bullied into submission.

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