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trace-horse Line breaks: trace-horse

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Definition of trace-horse in English:

noun

historical
A horse put in traces to pull a vehicle.
Example sentences
  • The trace-horses pressed close to the shafts and sticking in the snow kicked it up, hard and glittering as sugar.
  • Smiting heavily, he apportioned one doom for this one, another for that one, mighty Ares, our trace-horse on the right.
  • Sometimes his children, robed in white, stood with him in the chariot, or rode the trace-horses.

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