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hold one's horses

Definition of hold one's horses

informal

  1. —used to tell someone to slow down, stop, or wait for a short time <“Hurry up. We need to get going.” “Hold your horses. I'll be ready in a minute.”>



Word by Word Definitions

holdplay
  1. :  to have possession or ownership of or have at one's disposal

    :  to have as a privilege or position of responsibility

    :  to have as a mark of distinction

  1. :  stronghold

    :  confinement, custody

    :  prison

  1. :  the interior of a ship below decks

    :  the cargo deck of a ship

    :  the cargo compartment of a plane

horseplay horses
  1. :  a large solid-hoofed herbivorous ungulate mammal (Equus caballus, family Equidae, the horse family) domesticated since prehistoric times and used as a beast of burden, a draft animal, or for riding

    :  racehorse

    :  a male horse

  1. :  to provide with a horse

    :  to move by brute force

    :  to be in heat

  1. :  of or relating to a horse

    :  hauled or powered by a horse

    :  large or coarse of its kind


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