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centaur
used in Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince

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Definition
a mythical being that is half man and half horse
  • I think you, Horace, would have known better than to stride into the forest and call a horde of angry centaurs 'filthy half-breeds.'
    Chapter 4 -- Horace Slughorn (51% in)
  • "Professor Umbridge ran afoul of our centaur herd," said Dumbledore.
    Chapter 4 -- Horace Slughorn (50% in)
  • Professor McGonagall turned next to Parvati Patil, whose first question was whether Firenze, the handsome centaur, was still teaching Divination.
    Chapter 9 -- The Half-Blood Prince (16% in)
  • 'I am afraid,' she went on, 'that the nag — I'm sorry, the centaur — knows nothing of cartomancy.
    Chapter 25 -- The Seer Overheard (44% in)
  • At the sight of the centaur Firenze, who was standing like a sentinel near the water's edge, she gave a start and scurried hastily into a seat a good distance away.
    Chapter 30 -- The White Tomb (48% in)
  • The centaurs had come to pay their respects, too.
    Chapter 30 -- The White Tomb (61% in)
  • It was, Harry knew, the centaurs' tribute: he saw them turn tail and disappear back into the cool trees.
    Chapter 30 -- The White Tomb (68% in)

There are no more uses of "centaur" in Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince.

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