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White Horses

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Foam-crested waves.

“The resemblance … has commonly been drawn between the horse [and the waves], in regard to his mane, and the foam-tipped waves, which are still called white horses.”—W. E. Gladstone: Nineteenth Century, November, 1885.

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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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White-coat (A)
White Cockade
White Company (The)
White Czar (The)
White Elephant
White Feather
White Friars
White Harvest (A)
White Hat
White Horse
White Horses
White House
White Ladies [Les Dames Blanches]
White Lies
White Moments of Life (The)
White Moon (Knight of the)
White Night (A)
White Poplar
White Rose
White Sheep [Ak-koin-loo]
White Squall