coach horse

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: horse - strong draft horse for drawing coachescoach horse - strong draft horse for drawing coaches
draft horse, draught horse, dray horse - horse adapted for drawing heavy loads
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At that moment one of the coach horses stumbled and came near falling.
Antoni Cipars was in his garden on Sunday afternoon when his ordeal with the scorpion-like insect - called a Devil's coach horse - began.
Question seven: Which pub in Norton in the 1800s was a coach horse changing stop and passenger and parcel pick up point?
It depicts a night scene showing a coach horse going past the Customs House, which was demolished after World War II.
Devil's coach horse (a beetle with a scorpion-like tail), and ground beetles will feed on insects and slugs.
When a familiar coach horse is treated cruelly by its owner, the obsessed knight ends the beast's misery with an expert stroke of his lance.
Medium and large black beetles, including the sinister-looking devil's coach horse with its turned-up, scorpion-like tail.