Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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

  • adj.

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

Etymologies

from draft (itself from to draw) + horse (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The cross-breed draft horse was no one's idea of a mount built for either speed or endurance.

    Renegade's Magic

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