cart horse


Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to cart horse: shire horse, Clydesdale horse
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for cart horse

draft horse kept for pulling carts

References in periodicals archive ?
North Gondar zone has an estimated livestock population of cattle 2,771,701; sheep 815,716; goats 1,251,867; horses 27,248; mules 9,695; and donkeys 376,841 and the total number of cart horses in Gondar town is 1,257 according to Gondar town cart horse association (2015).
However, Bromley does not believe that a combination of thoroughbred blood and that descending from cart horses is a guarantee of success, arguing that after so many generations of breeding "ultimately most of these AQPS horses are virtually thoroughbred and there isn't much difference between the two types." The key is not necessarily their breeding, but the exclusive opportunities they are offered on French racecourses.
For instance, the film highlights barbarous torture scenes (including a grislyscene of an old hog being chopped up) and the cruel indifference to animals' fates after their productive years (especially the powerful, tragic scene of aged Boxer, the noble yet gullible cart horse, being sent to the glue factory).
Well, it turned out that poor Snaafi was as slow as a cart horse and he never set foot on a race track.
In my first practice, in the early 80s, this involved rolling out an ancient ex-NHS radiology unit that was the size of a cart horse but considerably harder to manoeuvre.
I'm not interested that he scored a hat-trick in a World Cup Final, in my opinion Hurst was a bit of a cart horse when compared to the goal-scoring ability of one Jimmy Greaves.
OF CHAMP OF THEWEEK IF Liverpool is the Chihuahua in the race for the title; Manchester City are the Jaguar car; Chelsea are the little horse; Arsenal are the underdog; then surely United must be the old cart horse! And finally..
Jan's new pet, an old cart horse called Ryan, will take up a lot of her time in retirement.
Dad worked as a teenager on a steam wagon which drank more water than a cart horse.
There is life in the old cart horse yet and beware its hind kick.
"They have driven a cart horse through the spirit of the rules and regulations.
"Once I was working with a big cart horse and it kicked me and sent me flying.
Or have the good and great of private enterprise keep the wheels turning by turning the cart horse into a race horse.
While Heller works harder than a cart horse as Haskell, the character is one of those simplistically outlined heroes who quickly wear out their welcome (especially when pressed to drive home lyrics like, "Don't settle for the moon/If you wanna reach a star/You gotta make changes/If you wanna go far").
HISTORY: Lennon | |Williams, 6, from Walton, tries his hand at colouring in a cart horse at the Museum of Liverpool IAN COOPER