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Bucephalos

[bull-headed ]. A horse. Strictly speaking, the charger of Alexander the Great, bought of a Thessalian for thirteen talents (3,500).

“True, true; I forgot your Bucephalos.” —Sir W. Scott: The Antiquary.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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