from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • One of an English breed of heavy draft horses believed to be descended largely from the horses used in war in the days of heavy armor. They are the largest of the British draft breeds, and have long hair on the back of the cannons and fetlocks. Brown or bay with white on the face and legs is now the commonest color.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A breed of English draft-horses that has long been cultivated in Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, and other counties to the west. The color is black; the height from 17 to 17.3 hands.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. British breed of large heavy draft horse


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