beast of burden


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Synonyms for beast of burden

an animal such as a donkey or ox or elephant used for transporting loads or doing other heavy work

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A change of scenery could perhaps reignite his career and Skelton certainly has something to work with as Beast Of Burden has now dropped to a mark of just 127.
We are just giving Beast Of Burden a short break to get over the fall he had at Newbury," she said.
Beast of burden and war, and vehicle for the spread of whole cultures, especially Islam, this remarkable animal has a unique and unexplained ability.
THE BEAST of burden hardly ever gets a fair treatment from humans.
Their topics include means of transactions in trans-Saharan trade described in Arabic sources until the 16th century, the sociocultural and economic exchange between the Augila Oasis and the Cyrenaican Bedouin in Libya's eastern Sahara as a centuries-long symbiotic relationship, weapons and smugglers throughout Western Sahara from the anti-colonial resistance to the First World War, the transition of camels from a beast of burden to a commodity in the trans-Saharan trade between Chad and Libya, and Libyan novelist Ibrahim al-Koni's atlas of the Sahara.
I am Equus: Understanding the Horse's Potential through Everyday Encounters" is a guide to understanding the horse, and how to realize that it's more than just a stupid beast of burden, but a creature with emotions and desires all its own.
Israel unveiled a beast of burden to help soldiers and it expects lots of buyers.
Clearly, current conditions are once again calling for the conservation of the Filipino farmer's beast of burden," Escudero said.
Horse: How the Horse Has Shaped Civilizations" is the tale of this beast of burden and how it has shaped the cultural evolution of humanity through the ages, whether through practical use or as a source of inspiration.
A dirty filter steals power and forces this beast of burden to struggle while digging or scooping a load.
The banned songs were believed to be past hits Brown Sugar, Honky Tonk Woman, Beast of Burden and Let's Spend the Night Together, along with Rough Justice from the new album.
The mule (horse/donkey mix) has been a beast of burden for centuries.
For those tired of feeling like a beast of burden when heading out to the beach or picnic, there's the Dunebuggy from Lifestyle Fascination, Lakewood, NJ Small enough to fit into any trunk easily, this comfy yet sturdy marvel unfolds from a lounge chair into a cart that effortlessly rolls up to 75 pounds of food, drink, clothes, etc.
The beast of burden transformation begins in earnest.
Black skin had become linked with slavery and with the worst manual labor, and hence to be black was to be more like a beast of burden than a thinking human being, fit for freedom and citizenship.