Definition of packhorse in English:

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packhorse

Pronunciation: /ˈpakˌhôrs/

noun

A horse used to carry loads.
Example sentences
  • Everything had to be carried there by packhorses - even chaff to feed the horses.
  • The knights all sat impatiently on their mounts, while several grooms loaded some packhorses with a month's worth of supplies, food, blankets, and clothing.
  • It was clear that the packhorses ' loads were getting lighter, and to the travellers, it indicated that they were nearing the end of the journey.

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Syllabification: pack·horse

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