work animal


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Related to work animal: Power animal
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Noun1.work animal - an animal trained for and used for heavy labor
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
beast of burden, jument - an animal such as a donkey or ox or elephant used for transporting loads or doing other heavy work
draft animal - an animal used for pulling heavy loads
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So Billy was out, early and late, scouring the surrounding country for young work animals.
From 10am until 5pm, Coventry dog lovers are invited along to enjoy the event, which will shine a light on some of the great work animal charities and fundraising groups are doing in the region.
It is also a strong work animal used for preparing the rice fields for planting.
Up until the new law went into effect, most agencies did not work animal cases at all," Simpson said.
1 : a large hoofed animal that feeds especially on grasses and is used as a work animal and for riding
I am grateful to the provincial government, especially Governor Lala," Cabuyao, father of five schooling kids, told reporters in vernacular after receiving his work animal with a corresponding ownership document.
George Orwell's adopted son, Richard Blair, was there to collect the Word of Mouth Award on behalf his late father for his world famous work Animal Farm.
The shift from work animal to pet has far-reaching implications, according to Mr.
Farmers sneak out of evacuation centers to tend to their farms at the foot of the volcano, feed their work animals and livestock, and check on their homes.
The story is amplified by additional realistic plot threads, including tensions over funding and resource allocation, Natalie's growing knowledge of elephant psychology and social behavior, her efforts to get the mahouts to handle the elephants without using hooked prodding poles, and the need to respect native Thais' financial reliance on elephants as work animals.
The word "yoke" was originally associated with oxen or work animals and represented a connection between the animal and the farmer.