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Horse vs. Sheep — What's the Difference?

Horse vs. Sheep — What's the Difference?

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Horse

The horse (Equus ferus caballus) is a domesticated one-toed hoofed mammal. It belongs to the taxonomic family Equidae and is one of two extant subspecies of Equus ferus.
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Sheep

Sheep (Ovis aries) are quadrupedal, ruminant mammals typically kept as livestock. Like all ruminants, sheep are members of the order Artiodactyla, the even-toed ungulates.
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Horse

A large plant-eating domesticated mammal with solid hoofs and a flowing mane and tail, used for riding, racing, and to carry and pull loads.
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Sheep

A domesticated ruminant mammal (Ovis aries) having a thick coat, raised in many breeds for its wool, edible flesh, or hide.
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Horse

A frame or structure on which something is mounted or supported, especially a sawhorse.
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Sheep

Any of various wild ruminant mammals related to and resembling the domestic sheep, such as the aoudad, bighorn sheep, and mouflon.
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Horse

A unit of horsepower
A 63-horse engine
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Sheep

Leather made from the skin of one of these animals.
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Horse

Heroin.
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Sheep

A person regarded as timid, weak, or submissive.
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Horse

An obstruction in a vein.
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Sheep

One who is easily swayed or led.
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Horse

Provide (a person or vehicle) with a horse or horses
Six men, horsed, masked, and armed
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Sheep

(countable) A woolly ruminant of the genus Ovis.
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Horse

A large hoofed mammal (Equus caballus) having a short coat, a long mane, and a long tail, domesticated since ancient times and used for riding and for drawing or carrying loads.
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Sheep

The domestic Ovies aries, the most well known species of Ovis.
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Horse

An adult male horse; a stallion.
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Sheep

(countable) A timid, shy person who is easily led by others.
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Horse

Any of various equine mammals, such as the wild Asian species Przewalski's horse or certain extinct forms related ancestrally to the modern horse.
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Sheep

A religious adherent, a member of a congregation or religious community (compare flock).
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Horse

A frame or device, usually with four legs, used for supporting or holding.
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Sheep

(uncountable) Sheepskin leather.
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Horse

(Sports) A vaulting horse.
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Sheep

A person who is easily understood by a speech recognition system; contrasted with goat.
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Horse

(Slang) Heroin.
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Sheep

Any one of several species of ruminants of the genus Ovis, native of the higher mountains of both hemispheres, but most numerous in Asia.
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Horse

Often horses Horsepower
A muscle car with 400 horses under the hood.
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Sheep

A weak, bashful, silly fellow.
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Horse

Mounted soldiers; cavalry
A squadron of horse.
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Sheep

Fig.: The people of God, as being under the government and protection of Christ, the great Shepherd.
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Horse

A block of rock interrupting a vein and containing no minerals.
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Sheep

Woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
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Horse

A large block of displaced rock that is caught along a fault.
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Sheep

A timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon
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Horse

To provide with a horse.
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Sheep

A docile and vulnerable person who would rather follow than make an independent decision;
His students followed him like sheep
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Horse

To haul or hoist energetically
"Things had changed little since the days of the pyramids, with building materials being horsed into place by muscle power" (Henry Allen).
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Horse

To be in heat. Used of a mare.
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Horse

Of or relating to a horse
A horse blanket.
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Horse

Mounted on horses
Horse guards.
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Horse

Drawn or operated by a horse.
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Horse

Larger or cruder than others in the same category
Horse pills.
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Horse

A hoofed mammal, Equus ferus caballus, often used throughout history for riding and draft work.
A cowboy's greatest friend is his horse.
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Horse

Any member of the species Equus ferus, including the Przewalski's horse and the extinct Equus ferus ferus.
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Horse

(zoology) Any current or extinct animal of the family Equidae, including zebras and asses.
These bone features, distinctive in the zebra, are actually present in all horses.
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Horse

Cavalry soldiers (sometimes capitalized when referring to an official category).
We should place two units of horse and one of foot on this side of the field.
All the King's horses and all the King's men, couldn't put Humpty together again.
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Horse

A component of certain games.
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Horse

(slang) A large and sturdy person.
Every linebacker they have is a real horse.
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Horse

(historical) A timber frame shaped like a horse, which soldiers were made to ride for punishment.
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Horse

Equipment with legs.
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Horse

In gymnastics, a piece of equipment with a body on two or four legs, approximately four feet high, sometimes (pommel horse) with two handles on top.
She's scored very highly with the parallel bars; let's see how she does with the horse.
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Horse

A frame with legs, used to support something.
A clothes horse; a sawhorse
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Horse

(nautical) Type of equipment.
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Horse

A rope stretching along a yard, upon which men stand when reefing or furling the sails; footrope.
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Horse

A breastband for a leadsman.
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Horse

An iron bar for a sheet traveller to slide upon.
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Horse

A jackstay.
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Horse

(mining) A mass of earthy matter, or rock of the same character as the wall rock, occurring in the course of a vein, as of coal or ore; hence, to take horse (said of a vein) is to divide into branches for a distance.
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Horse

(US) An informal variant of basketball in which players match shots made by their opponent(s), each miss adding a letter to the word "horse", with 5 misses spelling the whole word and eliminating a player, until only the winner is left. Also HORSE, H-O-R-S-E or H.O.R.S.E. (see H-O-R-S-E).
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Horse

(uncountable) The flesh of a horse as an item of cuisine.
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Horse

(prison slang) A prison guard who smuggles contraband in or out for prisoners.
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Horse

A translation or other illegitimate aid in study or examination.
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Horse

Horseplay; tomfoolery.
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Horse

(slang) Heroin drug.
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Horse

(intransitive) To frolic, to act mischievously. (Usually followed by "around".)
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Horse

(transitive) To play mischievous pranks on.
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Horse

(transitive) To provide with a horse; supply horses for.
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Horse

(obsolete) To get on horseback.
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Horse

To sit astride of; to bestride.
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Horse

(of a male horse) To copulate with (a mare).
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Horse

To take or carry on the back.
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Horse

To place (someone) on the back of another person, or on a wooden horse, chair, etc., to be flogged or punished.
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Horse

(by extension) To flog.
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Horse

(transitive) To pull, haul, or move (something) with great effort, like a horse would.
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Horse

(informal) To cram (food) quickly, indiscriminately or in great volume.
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Horse

To urge at work tyrannically.
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Horse

To charge for work before it is finished.
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Horse

A hoofed quadruped of the genus Equus; especially, the domestic horse (Equus caballus), which was domesticated in Egypt and Asia at a very early period. It has six broad molars, on each side of each jaw, with six incisors, and two canine teeth, both above and below. The mares usually have the canine teeth rudimentary or wanting. The horse differs from the true asses, in having a long, flowing mane, and the tail bushy to the base. Unlike the asses it has callosities, or chestnuts, on all its legs. The horse excels in strength, speed, docility, courage, and nobleness of character, and is used for drawing, carrying, bearing a rider, and like purposes.
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Horse

The male of the genus Equus, in distinction from the female or male; usually, a castrated male.
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Horse

Mounted soldiery; cavalry; - used without the plural termination; as, a regiment of horse; - distinguished from foot.
The armies were appointed, consisting of twenty-five thousand horse and foot.
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Horse

A frame with legs, used to support something; as, a clotheshorse, a sawhorse, etc.
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Horse

A frame of timber, shaped like a horse, on which soldiers were made to ride for punishment.
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Horse

Anything, actual or figurative, on which one rides as on a horse; a hobby.
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Horse

A mass of earthy matter, or rock of the same character as the wall rock, occurring in the course of a vein, as of coal or ore; hence, to take horse - said of a vein - is to divide into branches for a distance.
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Horse

A translation or other illegitimate aid in study or examination; - called also trot, pony, Dobbin.
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Horse

Heroin.
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Horse

Horsepower.
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Horse

To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse.
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Horse

To sit astride of; to bestride.
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Horse

To mate with (a mare); - said of the male.
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Horse

To take or carry on the back; as, the keeper, horsing a deer.
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Horse

To place on the back of another, or on a wooden horse, etc., to be flogged; to subject to such punishment.
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Horse

To get on horseback.
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Horse

Solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
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Horse

A padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
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Horse

Troops trained to fight on horseback;
500 horse led the attack
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Horse

A framework for holding wood that is being sawed
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Horse

A chessman in the shape of a horse's head; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
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Horse

Provide with a horse or horses
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