Definition of Horsebox

1. Noun. A conveyance (railroad car or trailer) for transporting racehorses.

Generic synonyms: Conveyance, Transport



Definition of Horsebox

1. Noun. a vehicle for transporting horses ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Horsebox

horse trader
horse trading
horse trailer
horse whip
horse whisperer
horse whisperers
horse wrangler
horseapple
horseapples
horseback
horseback rider
horseback riding
horsebacks
horsebean
horsebeans
horsebox (current term)
horseboxes
horsebreaker
horsebreakers
horseburger
horseburgers
horsecar
horsecars
horsecloth
horsecloths
horsecock
horsecocks
horsecollar
horsecollars
horsed

Literary usage of Horsebox

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1. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1866)
"So great was the force with which the horsebox was shattered, that the upper framework was almost entirely separated from the bottom and wheels. ..."

2. The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports of Cases in the (1852)
"The horse having been injured by the horsebox being propelled against some trucks through the gross negligence of the company,—Held, ..."

3. Railways and Other Ways: Being Reminiscences of Canal and Railway Life by Myles Pennington (1894)
"I declined to pay for a horsebox. They refused to let me have my pig. Officials swarmed around me ; the station master advised me to pay for the horsebox ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Railways: Railway Companies, and Railway Investments by William Hodges, John Mounteney Lely (1888)
"... in a proper horsebox in the usual manner. The saddle was left on the horse, according to the usual custom in such cases, with the stirrups hanging down. ..."

5. Our Railways: Their Origin, Development, Incident and Romance by John Pendleton (1896)
"The North-Western driver applied the brake; but his engine crashed into a Midland horsebox, and went, with the tender and first van, over the viaduct into a ..."

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