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- n. a horse used for muscular work, other then carrying a rider and/or load, such as pulling a cart, plow or log
- n. a horse of a race specifically bred for such work, heavier and stronger than a mount
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A horse used for drawing heavy loads.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. horse adapted for drawing heavy loads
from draft (itself from to draw) + horse (Wiktionary)
The cross-breed draft horse was no one's idea of a mount built for either speed or endurance.