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beast of burden


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An animal, such as a donkey, ox, or elephant, used for transporting loads or doing other heavy work.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A draught animal that carries or pulls heavy loads, such as a donkey, mule, or ox.
  • noun by extension Any domesticated animal trained to perform tasks for humans, such as a herding dog or trained falcon.

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

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


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