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cart horse Syllabification: cart horse
Pronunciation: /ˈkärt hôrs/

Definition of cart horse in English:


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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