unhorse

verb
un·​horse | \ ˌən-ˈhȯrs How to pronounce unhorse (audio) \
unhorsed; unhorsing; unhorses

Definition of unhorse

transitive verb

: to dislodge from or as if from a horse

Examples of unhorse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chen, the three-time defending world champion, will be going for his fourth straight Grand Prix title and will be favored to unhorse Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu at the Olympics. John Powers, BostonGlobe.com, 13 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of unhorse

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unhorse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unhorse. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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unhorse

verb
un·​horse | \ ˌən-ˈhȯrs How to pronounce unhorse (audio) \
unhorsed; unhorsing

Kids Definition of unhorse

: to cause to fall from or as if from a horse

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