draft horse

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n draft horse horse adapted for drawing heavy loads
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Draft horse Same as Draught box Draught engine, etc. See under Draught.
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Usage

In literature:

If you want work or draft horses, you must look elsewhere.
"The Village Rector" by Honore de Balzac
Yet a fly walking near it will make a noise as loud as a draft-horse.
"The Silent Bullet" by Arthur B. Reeve
For ponies and horses, even laden, the road is very easy, but for draft it is difficult.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
The world wants carriage and draft horses, and good roadsters.
"Twentieth Century Negro Literature" by Various
Clydesdale, the draft horse of Scotland.
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
This accident appears to be most liable to occur in heavy draft horses.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Consider, too, the thousands of Chinese and Japanese who do the work not of carriage horses, but of draft horses.
"Where Half The World Is Waking Up" by Clarence Poe
The horse after the hard experience of the evening was drinking a welcome draft.
"Nan of Music Mountain" by Frank H. Spearman
The heavy draft horses were slumbering where they stood.
"The Golden Woman" by Ridgwell Cullum
If he had paid for a colt and been delivered a draft-horse, his surprise would not have been more pleasant.
"The Bondboy" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
The draft-horse was seized in similar fashion.
"A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open" by Theodore Roosevelt
A large draft of horses to take delivery of, etc.
"Nevermore" by Rolf Boldrewood
They're too busy arguing about who can spare a draft horse.
"Caribbee" by Thomas Hoover
Alec, who had never wanted to be anything except a farmer, liked the heavy-footed draft horses best.
"We Were There at the Oklahoma Land Run" by James Arthur Kjelgaard
Draft horses clamping with their steel-shod hoofs.
"Songs and Satires" by Edgar Lee Masters
The city is in a blue grass country, in which much live stock is bred; and it is an important market for draft horses.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 2" by Various
Sixty saddle and draft horses, with saddles, wagons and hunting paraphernalia, were also loaded.
"Hunting in Many Lands" by Various
These horses were poor and scrubby and small, but before 1635 a cargo of Flemish draft horses was imported.
"Stage-coach and Tavern Days" by Alice Morse Earle
Maggie thought the foals were sweet, even though the draft horse babies were as big as full grown riding horses.
"Maggie's Wish" by Marilyn D. Anderson
Chapters are included on draft-horses, carriage horses, and the development of the two-minute trotter.
"Reading the Weather" by Thomas Morris Longstreth
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In news:

Draft Horse That Bolted May End Up on Easy Street .
Stephanie Russo, James Kuhn, Ellen McKinney and Michael Riddle, co-owners of Marco Horse Drawn Carriages, stand with Thunder and Lightening, two of the business' draft horses.
Among those on hand to greet the crew were two Belgian draft horses pulling an old beer wagon supplied by the D.G.
Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery, host of the Organic Winegrowing Conference, is looking into replacing tractors with horses such as this draft horse, Ben.
Sleigh bells, Belgian draft horses ring in season in Rodrock Development communities.
Draft Horses Contribute to Washington Winemaking.
Hitch up the team for an Arizona draft horse vacation and join a Kentucky sheep roundup.
Hitch up the team for an Arizona draft horse vacation.
The Gypsy Horse A hearty little Draft-type.
Open Draft Horse, Draft Pony Hitch results announced.
Pony, draft horse hitch show.
Learn about the Plantation 's Draft Horses and see how strong they are in a tug of war contest.
Draft horses still work the land at New Family Farm.
Scenes from Warren Wilson College's Plow Day, an event for draft horse farmers to gather and demonstrate the use of traditional horse-drawn agriculture equipment.
On April 28, I attended the Ohio Draft Horse Plowing Contest at Carriage Hill Farm in Huber Heights, Ohio.
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