warhorse


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Synonyms for warhorse

a work of art (composition or drama) that is part of the standard repertory but has become hackneyed from much repetition

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an experienced person who has been through many battles

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This living, breathing, galloping machine was created by South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company and was the mane attraction at The Warhorse Race Day in association with The Bord Gais Energy Theatre at The Curragh Racecourse.
From that same side, Jimmy Millar was The Old Warhorse and Ian McMillan The Wee Prime Minister.
OLD WARHORSE Joe Jordan last night refused to rule himself out of succeeding Craig Brown as Scotland manager.
The bemused call centre worker pointed out that the old warhorse's details listed his occupation as a secretary.
WESTERN WARHORSE justified owner Roger Brookhouse's move to run with a 33-1 upset.
But while Adams celebrated a victory, another old warhorse - Blackburn manager Graeme Souness - had to be restrained by police as he tried to get to ref Graham Barber after his team crashed out 1-0 toMiddlesbrough.
WARHORSE Jason Leonard sounded a rallying call for the British Lions as the 50-strong touring party jetted off to Australia.
And the signs are that Keegan will give the old warhorse the green light to carry on.
ARKLE CHASE WESTERN WARHORSE justified owner Roger Brookhouse's move to run with a 33-1 upset.
OLD WARHORSE Kenny Black has been rewarded with a new one-year deal for helping keep Raith Rovers in the First Division.
The old warhorse signed from Leicester slammed in a fierce first- timer which looked destined for the net until Mitchell Thomas hacked it off the line.
BRIAN Whelehan (left) is ready to ride the old OFFALY warhorse into action one more time at Croke Park today, insisting: "If` we get going we are as good as any hurling side in the business."
However, a working replica of a 1917 Mark IV tank was made for the film Warhorse and is on display in the Tank Museum at Bovington in Dorset.
OLD warhorse Doddie Weir turned in yet another gutsy performance but couldn't prevent Scotland A losing to their French counterparts.
HE never thought he'd hear himself say this - but Billy Mims DOESN'T want his warhorse centre Robert Youngblood to be too much like Shaquille O'Neal.