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warhorse

noun [C] (PERSON)    /ˈwɔː.hɔːs/ US  /ˈwɔːr.hɔːrs/ informal
an old and experienced politician, soldier, or athlete, especially one who is still active: Manchester City football club's old warhorse, still fighting fit at 36, was sent off for fouling after half an hour.ExperiencedCompetitors and participants in sports and games
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