hors d'oeuvre, n. appetizer, starter, apdritif, entree, Sp. tapa, smorgasbord, antipasto, relish,
horse, n. 1. equine, Sl. hoss, pony, Sl. critter, mount, steed, Literary, courser; outlaw, Sl. bronc, bronco, bucking bronco, Sl. sunfisher; mustang, cow pony, cutting horse, range horse, U.S. cayuse; galloper, racer, race horse, bangtail, stake horse; entry, starter, favorite; mudder, mud lark; Thoroughbred. Arab, quarter horse; trotter, pacer, hackney, Hamble-tonian; hunter, saddle horse, bidet, riding horse, cob, palfrey, Shetland pony, Morgan; cavalry horse, charger, Bucephalus; dobbin, plow horse, draft horse, Archaic. sumpter, Clydesdale, Percheron, Belgian; roan, chestnut, bay, sorrel, pinto, piebald, skewbald; nag, Sl. crowbait, jade, Sl. plug, Sl. scrag, Rosinante; geld ing; stallion, stud, sire; mare, broodmare, dam; foal, colt, filly, yearling; centaur, Pegasus, Bayard.
2. mule, ass, donkey, burro, zebra, eohippus.
3. stand, trestle, frame; sawhorse, buck, sawbuck.
horseman, n. 1. rider, horseback rider, equestrian; jockey, Sl. jock, exercise boy or girl; cowboy, cowgirl, Sl. buckeroo, broncobuster, South American, gaucho; postilion, cavalier; cavalryman, dragoon, Medieval Hist, knight, trooper, cuirassier, lancer; Cossack, hussar, buzkashi player.
2. trainer, equerry, groom, stableboy, hostler, ostler,
horseplay, n. clowning, buffoonery, harlequinade, fooling, tomfoolery, monkeyshines, Sl. shenanigans, Sl. cutting up; capers, pranks, trickery, monkeytricks, monkey business, antics, practical jokes,
horse sense, Informal, practicality, judgment, soundness. See - common sense, horticulture, n. cultivation of gardens; olericulture, floriculture, arboriculture.
hosanna, n. shout of praise, hallelujah, allelujah; hurrah, huzzah, cheer, whoop; song of praise, paean, laud, laudation, glorification, exaltation,
hose, n. 1. sock, stocking, tights, hosiery. See - hosiery.
2. tube, tubing, Med. catheter, siphon; conduit, pipe, drain, outlet, channel.
hosiery, n. hose, stockings, nylons, tights, pantyhose, opaques, fishnets; socks, anklets, knee socks, kneehighs, over-the-calf hose, thigh-highs; leggings, gaiters, puttees, gambados.
hospitable, adj. friendly, neighborly, convivial, congenial, amicable, sociable; easy, open, approachable, receptive; welcoming, warm, warmhearted, kindheart-ed, kindly, kind, Scot. couthie, benignant; polite, cordial, courteous, gracious, genial, benign; agreeable, well-disposed, amenable; helpful, generous, openhanded, benevolent,
hospital, n. medical center, clinic, policlinic, infirmary, sick bay, dispensary; pesthouse, lazaretto; asylum, sanatorium, sanitarium, Fr. hdtel-Dieu; home, old folks' home, nursing home, convalescent home; rehabilitation center, halfway house; mental institution, insane asylum, madhouse, crazyhouse, Sl. nuthouse, Sl. bughouse, Sl. loonybin, Sl. funny farm; hospice, hospitium, retreat, refuge.