Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of plowhorse.

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Examples

  • Everything on the Royal Farm was a purebred, from the chickens to the plowhorses; every building was spotless and immaculate.

    Exile's Honor

  • Everything on the Royal Farm was a purebred, from the chickens to the plowhorses; every building was spotless and immaculate.

    Exile's Honor

  • We crossed the sons from the hunters to the daughters from the plowhorses, and that gives us our basic warhorse.

    Oathblood

  • We were looking for intelligence and fighting spirit from him, agility and speed from the hunters, and size and strength from the plowhorses.

    Oathblood

  • He was the foundation-stallion; we took him to our hunters and plowhorses-in the first generation.

    Oathblood

  • Although the plowhorse may dream of racing, and may enjoy a hobby of racing with the other plowhorses on weekends, it would not have much fun if it actually had to compete with the thoroughbreds.

    The Pathfinder

  • She stood watching sailors unload sacks of seed, plowhorses, sheepskins and wool from the ship next to them; and, farther down, from a ship trimmed in orange and gold, strong, shaggy-hooved horses and gilded chests.

    Heir of Sea and Fire

  • All the earth was silent in the restfulness of eating time; the plowhorses stood in the furrow munching, with great bags over their noses holding sweet food, the plowman sat under the hedge and the plowboy also, and they, too, were munching, each one holding a great piece of bread in one fist and a great piece of cheese in the other.

    The Adventures of Robin Hood

  • P uzzles, anchors, stars, and plowhorses; those are a few of the terms consultants now use when assembling a menu (which is as much an advertisement as anything else).

    AllBusiness.com - Home Page RSS

  • Consultants try to turn puzzles into stars, nudge customers away from plowhorses, and convince everyone that the prices on the menu are more reasonable than they look.

    Signal vs. Noise

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