"gray mare" Definition

  1. a wife who “wears the breeches.” From an old story in which the point is to show that the “GRAY MARE,” the wife’s choice, “is the better horse,” and by parity of reasoning that the wife is superior to the husband.

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Position in the dictionary: 1512 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: gray-coat parson, grays, grease spot, greasing, grecian bend, greek, greek kalends, greeks, green, green-horn
Previous words in the dictionary: gray, gravesend sweetmeats, gravel-rash, gravel, grasshopper, grass-comber, grass widow, grass, grappling irons, granny

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