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 ¶ Horse.Horse-bean. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Horse.
 
Coarse, acrid or pungent, inferior of its kind, rough. “Hoarse” is the Anglo-Saxon hs.   1
 


 ¶ Horse.Horse-bean. 

 
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