Meaning of unhorse

un•horse

Pronunciation: (un-hôrs'), [key]
— -horsed, -hors•ing.
  1. to cause to fall from a horse, as in battle; dislodge from the saddle: Sir Gawain unhorsed the strange knight.
  2. to defeat; overcome; dislodge, as from a position or office: His vigorous campaign unhorsed his adversary.
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