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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
White Horses.
 
Foam-crested waves.   1
        “The resemblance … has commonly been drawn between the horse [and the waves], in regard to his mane, and the foam-tipped waves, which are still called white horses.”—W. E. Gladstone: Nineteenth Century, November, 1885.
 


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