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Horse-play

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Rough play.

Similarly hoarse, having a rough voice from inflammation of the throat; gorse, a rough, prickly plant; goose-berry, a rough berry; goose-grass, the grass whose leaves are rough with hair, etc.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Horse-mint
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