carthorse

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Synonyms for carthorse

draft horse kept for pulling carts

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It reminded me of a poem I had written a few years ago when Harry Wooding was campaigning for a statue to be built to honour all the carthorses that worked the Liverpool docks.
Toby has been busy brushing up on his swordfighting as well as the famous speeches from Hamlet and says: "I'd forgotten that they work you like carthorses in this place.
Police horses, cavalry horses, heavy carthorses that pull brewers' drays, the ragand-bone horses, as well as those ridden for pleasure in London parks and on Wimbledon Common will still need to be shod.
To mark the occasion, just as in the old days, children from the local primary school were given rides around the village in a coach pulled by two carthorses similar to Duke.
The Baggies defended like Sunday morning carthorses though that would be doing a major disservice to your average parks player.
WHEN the Scottish SPCA, Scotland's oldest and largest animal welfare organisation, was founded in Edinburgh 165 years ago, its main priority was the welfare of carthorses.
A friend of dad's kept two carthorses there, and as their heads leaned over the stable door they towered above me.
A MERSEYSIDE MP has paid tribute to the carthorses of the old Liverpool Docks.
The unions are no longer the irresponsible carthorses who once thought they ran the country.
But few teams can beat the likes of Brazil at their own game - if you've got a team of carthorses you can't expect to play a short passing game.
The agricultural estate has its own dairy herd and an award-winning stud farm for rare Suffolk Punch carthorses.
But in Bosnia, more than 100 Lipizzaners at a stud farm have been shot and eaten or sold off as carthorses.
To a land where self-interest was all, communities were laid waste, money bought life chances and determined death chances, employers were encouraged to cream off huge profits while treating their workers like carthorses and the Union Jack became a flag of convenience for every bigot.
Say what you want about the team but the comparison of carthorses and thoroughbreds comes to mind.
To a land where self-interest was all, communities were laid waste, money bought life and determined death, employers were encouraged to cream off huge profits and treat their workers like carthorses and the Union Jack became a flag of convenience for every bigot.