Meaning of four-in-hand


Pronunciation: (fôr'in-hand", fōr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a long necktie to be tied in a slipknot with the ends left hanging.
  2. a vehicle drawn by four horses and driven by one person.
  3. a team of four horses.
  1. of or pertaining to a four-in-hand.
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