dray horse

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

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noun
1. : draft horse; especially : one used for draying
2. : drudge

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a draft horse used for pulling a dray.

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dray horse,
a horse that pulls a dray.

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n. a large, powerful horse used to pull heavy loads

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  • Dray horse — Dray Dray, n. [AS. dr[ae]ge a dragnet, fr. dragan. ????. See {Draw}, and cf. 2d {Drag}, 1st {Dredge}.] 1. A strong low cart or carriage used for heavy burdens. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of sledge or sled. Halliwell. [1913 Webster] {Dray… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dray horse — dray′ horse n. ahb. a draft horse used for pulling a dray …   From formal English to slang

  • dray-horse — drayˈ horse noun • • • Main Entry: ↑dray …   Useful english dictionary

  • dray horse — a draft horse used for pulling a dray. * * * …   Universalium

  • dray horse — n. horse used to pull a dray …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dray horse — noun Date: 1649 a horse adapted for drawing heavy loads …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dray horse — noun a large, powerful horse used to pull heavy loads …   English new terms dictionary

  • Dray — may refer to: Dray, a type of wagon A dray horse, also known as a draft horse Dray Prescot series, science fiction novels As a name it may refer to: Julien Dray (born 1955), French politician Tevian Dray (born 1956), American mathematician Walter …   Wikipedia

  • Dray — Dray, n. [AS. dr[ae]ge a dragnet, fr. dragan. ????. See {Draw}, and cf. 2d {Drag}, 1st {Dredge}.] 1. A strong low cart or carriage used for heavy burdens. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of sledge or sled. Halliwell. [1913 Webster] {Dray cart} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dray cart — Dray Dray, n. [AS. dr[ae]ge a dragnet, fr. dragan. ????. See {Draw}, and cf. 2d {Drag}, 1st {Dredge}.] 1. A strong low cart or carriage used for heavy burdens. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of sledge or sled. Halliwell. [1913 Webster] {Dray… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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