Definition of heavy horse in English:

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heavy horse


A large, strong, heavily built horse of a type or breed used for draft work.
Example sentences
  • The three-day show also includes show jumping, a heavy horse musical drive by 16 drays and a parade by the New Forest Hounds.
  • Attractions also included show jumping, miniature and heavy horses, vintage tractors, rare breeds and numerous stalls - staged by charities and other organisations - and trade stands.
  • Champion heavy horse was a brood mare shown by show regulars P and W Bedford, of York.

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Syllabification: heav·y horse

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