draft horse

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Synonyms for draft horse

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You have not seen the pack-horse with the bags under the shed yonder?
To waylay and harass a band of trappers with their pack-horses, when embarrassed in the rugged defiles of the mountains, has become as favorite an exploit with these Indians as the plunder of a caravan to the Arab of the desert.
Leisure is gone--gone where the spinning-wheels are gone, and the pack-horses, and the slow waggons, and the pedlars, who brought bargains to the door on sunny afternoons.
I purchased cargoes of wheat from the granaries of Pennsylvania; they were landed at Albany and brought up the Mohawk in boats; from thence it was transported on pack-horses into the wilderness and distributed among my people.
The journey follows the old pack-horse routes between Dolgellau and Harlech, making use of the section where the tracks cross the ridge-line that shadows the coast.
For this is one estate happier showing off her sporting credentials than happier sporting credentials than pack-horse prowess.