Definition of cart horse in English:

Share this entry

cart horse

Pronunciation: /ˈkärt hôrs/

noun

British
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.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.