four–in–hand

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noun \ˈfȯr-ən-ˌhand\

Definition of four–in–hand

  1. 1a :  a vehicle drawn by a team of four horses driven by one personb :  such a team of four horses

  2. 2 :  a necktie tied in a slipknot with long ends overlapping vertically in front

First Known Use of four–in–hand

1793

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