Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A horse used for driving, in distinction from one used for drawing loads; a roadster.

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Examples

  • Two of them were hunters; the third, a useful road-horse: this third he resolved to exchange for one that his cousin might ride; he knew where such a one was to be met with; and having once made up his mind, the whole business was soon completed.

    Mansfield Park

  • Two of them were hunters; the third, a useful road-horse: this third he resolved to exchange for one that his cousin might ride; he knew where such a one was to be met with, and having once made up his mind, the whole business was soon completed.

    Mansfield Park

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