Why Are Horses Called GEE Gees?

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Horses are called gee gees because this term was used as a command to mean 'go forward' or 'go faster'. This phrase was first used in the 16th century but in the form of 'ree' instead of 'gee'.
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In days gone by, (don't know if it still used), horse riders/drivers used to say "Gee up" to get the animal going - I would imagine that this is where the saying comes from
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IT'S HIS NICKNAME! DUH!
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Hoses are called gee-gee because gee-gee is defined as a word for horse used by children or in adult slang. report this answer. Answered by kgb agent Cressida C on Monday, April 09
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Apparently this term is used by the British and Australian nations. It is related to horse racing and indicates the first horse out of the starting gate. It's kind of stuck and is
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