carthorse


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cart·horse

 (kärt′hôrs′)
n.
A strong horse used for pulling carts or other heavy loads.

carthorse

(ˈkɑːtˌhɔːs)
n
(Animals) a large heavily built horse kept for pulling carts or carriages

cart•horse

(ˈkɑrtˌhɔrs)
n.
a strong horse bred to draw heavy loads; draft horse.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carthorse - draft horse kept for pulling cartscarthorse - draft horse kept for pulling carts  
draft horse, draught horse, dray horse - horse adapted for drawing heavy loads
Translations

carthorse

[ˈkɑːthɔːs] Ncaballo m de tiro

carthorse

nZugpferd nt

carthorse

[ˈkɑːtˌhɔːs] ncavallo da tiro
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