dead horse definition

  • noun:
    • the time of focus on board ship that the seamen happen paid-in advance (usually monthly's earnings) the end of this term being celebrated by parading a straw horse about the decks.
    • rhyming slang for tomato sauce.
  • adjective:
    • an expression applied to a debt for wages paid in advance.

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