I could eat a horse

I could eat a horse

I am extremely hungry. Often used in the expression "I'm so hungry I could eat a horse." When will dinner be ready? I'm so hungry I could eat a horse. After that hike, I could eat a horse.
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I could eat a horse!

Fig. I am very hungry! Where's dinner? I could eat a horse!
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

I could eat a horse

When people say I could eat a horse, they mean that they are extremely hungry. Is lunch ready yet? I could eat a horse.
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could eat a horse

be extremely hungry. informal
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I could eat a ˈhorse

(spoken) I am very hungry: What’s for dinner? I could eat a horse!
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References in classic literature ?
"I could eat a horse, an' drown his head off in coffee afterward."