horse pill

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horse pill

1. Any pill or tablet that is unusually or unreasonably large, such that it might be difficult for someone to swallow. The doctor gave me these horse pills to combat the infection, but just looking at them makes my throat hurt!
2. A story, statement, claim, proposal, etc., that is untrue or difficult to believe or accept (i.e., "hard to swallow"). Mike tried to feed us some horse pill about how he had inherited the money, but I'm pretty sure he stole it.
See also: horse, pill
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I am proud of this product because it provides women with an improved alternative to the outdated prenatal 'horse pill.'
There was a mega-vitamin tablet about the size of a horse pill."
IntelliRock is based on a "horse pill" developed several years ago by Nomadics engineers.
Merging all nutrients resulted in a horse pill that would have been difficult for even the most ardent vitamin popper to swallow.
He said police nabbed two men and seized syabu and horse pills in a second raid in Jalan Bakri, Muar, nabbed a man in a third raid in Jalan Tanjung Indah, Batu Pahat while in the fourth raid in Danga Bay, Johor Bahru two more were arrested including a Singaporean.
A doctor never starts out by saying, 'I have these horse pills, and they're really hard to take.' They start out by explaining what this medication is going to do for your recovery, and then they mention that they're horse pills and are hard to swallow," Dr.
The large horse pills, for example," says Tony Sommer, senior director of sales, customer marketing and operations for the Marietta, Ga.-based Meda Consumer Healthcare.
They are an average of 40% smaller than Nature Made's current multivitamin and fish oil soft-gels, aiding millions of people who have trouble swallowing larger "horse pills?'
"This also leads to better compliance and adherence as more customers adopt the once-a-day mentality of taking Joint Juice as opposed to swallowing 'horse pills' two or three times a day.
In his poem "Black Map," we find again a poet who intends to "bring the heart of winter / when spring water and horse pills / become the words of night." Brighter seasons such as spring contain cliched recipes for hope, giant horse pills that might weaken the effort needed to hear the words of night.
TORONTO -- The protease inhibitor tipranavir boosted with ritonavir and formulated as a suspension that is easier for children to swallow than big "horse pills"--is safe and effective against multidrug-resistant HIV in treatment-experienced children aged 2-18 years, Dr.
He said the availability of steroids at Birmingham gyms, where the drugs were commonly known as 'horse pills', was huge.
(And you thought its collective libido shriveled like lederhosen in the dryer when Ah-nold hightailed it outta Graz with nothing but a Speedo, a bottle of horse pills, and a dream.) Evidently there's something liberating about Kaffe mit Schlagobers and equine choreography that loosens those baroque bustiers.
(And you thought its collective libido shriveled like lederhosen in the dryer when California's future Gropenator hightailed it outta Graz with nothing but a Speedo, a bottle of horse pills, and a dream.) Evidently there's something liberating about Kaffe mit Schlagobers and lilting Lipizzaners that loosens those baroque bustiers.
The crowd lapped up their guitar-led songs featuring favourites Godless, Horse Pills and a Not If You Were The Last Junkie on Earth.