Definition of carthorse in English:

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carthorse

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːthɔːs/

noun

A large, strong horse suitable for heavy work.
Example sentences
  • In 1939, carthorses still outnumbered tractors by 1.5m to 600,000.
  • His range of subjects includes hunting scenes, particularly of the Rufford, and he also painted powerful pictures of carthorses.
  • The centre works with beginners, but their pride is persuading hardened riders used to hunters to switch to carthorses.

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