Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of packhorse.

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Examples

  • He got right to work, contracting for packhorses, establishing a hospital at Hampton at the mouth of the James River, and going to Winchester to supervise transport of supplies to Fort Cumberland.

    George Washington’s First War

  • Bouquet repeated the order to advance and explained that the army lacked enough gear for packhorses.

    George Washington’s First War

  • Washington stopped in Alexandria to pick up “necessaries,” then in Winchester to get packhorses, and reached Wills Creek on November 14.

    George Washington’s First War

  • He declared that he was ready to advance, except that he wanted his wagons replaced with packhorses, he needed provision for the sick at Fort Cumberland, and he questioned the wisdom of dividing the army in two.

    George Washington’s First War

  • Bouquet repeated the order to advance and explained that the army lacked enough gear for packhorses.

    George Washington’s First War

  • He declared that he was ready to advance, except that he wanted his wagons replaced with packhorses, he needed provision for the sick at Fort Cumberland, and he questioned the wisdom of dividing the army in two.

    George Washington’s First War

  • The packhorses and mules that could not keep up were quickly devoured, often raw, as there was little wood available for cooking.

    Alexander the Great

  • In other paintings, a guitar slams into a table like an ax; leaves suggest flames and eager tongues; bananas recline as odalisques; and whole tables prance across rectangles like loaded packhorses.

    A Modern Movement Unto Himself

  • He got right to work, contracting for packhorses, establishing a hospital at Hampton at the mouth of the James River, and going to Winchester to supervise transport of supplies to Fort Cumberland.

    George Washington’s First War

  • Washington stopped in Alexandria to pick up “necessaries,” then in Winchester to get packhorses, and reached Wills Creek on November 14.

    George Washington’s First War

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