Definition of “carthorse” - English Dictionary

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“carthorse” in British English

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carthorsenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɑːt.hɔːs/ us /ˈkɑːrt.hɔːrs/

Examples from literature

  • The strength of the carthorse has to be husbanded carefully, and the labour performed must be adjusted to it and to the food, i.e. fuel, consumed. 

(Definition of “carthorse” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)