from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a horse which draws a cart; a horse bred or used for drawing heavy loads; -- also spelled carthorse.
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- n. draft horse kept for pulling carts
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Old Dobson, the chief packer, a bull-necked individual with arms like the forelegs of a cart horse and a red rim round his head where a cap had sat, took the head of the improvised stretcher, while the foot was supported by a Mr. Peter Rigget from the Accounts Department.