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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. To dislodge from a horse.
2. To unseat from a position of power.
From un- (not) + horse, from Old English hors. Earliest documented use: 1390.
“But unlike the 1992 campaign in which Clinton rode a US recession to unhorse George Bush, there’s no consensus on what this election is all about.”
Jack Knox; Readers Tell Us What Matters to Them in Election; Times-Colonist (Victoria, Canada); Sep 19, 2019.
See more usage examples of unhorse in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:A pedestal is as much a prison as any small space. -Gloria Steinem, activist, editor (b. 25 Mar 1934)