draft horse

draft horse
noun
horse adapted for drawing heavy loads
Syn: ↑draught horse, ↑dray horse
Hypernyms: ↑workhorse
Hyponyms:

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noun
: a horse adapted for or used in drawing heavy loads; specifically : such a horse over 1600 pounds in weight and over 16 hands high — compare carriage horse, cart horse, chunk, saddle horse

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draft horse, draft ox, drafts, draftsˈman, draftsˈmanship see under ↑draught
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Main Entry:draft

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draft horse,
a horse for pulling heavy loads.

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(Brit. draught horse) n. a large horse used for pulling heavy loads, esp. a cart or plow

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