Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A horse used by a mounted soldier or officer in battle; especially, in a somewhat poetical sense, the horse of a knight or commander. Compare cuts under caparisoned and muzzle.
  • noun A veteran, as a veteran soldier or politician.

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Examples

  • I'm calling for a Tiger Team to develop a new Customer Experience Model -- a radical redesign of the old and tired Customer Relationship Management war-horse.

    Beverly Macy: Social Influence in Real-Time

  • I'm calling for a Tiger Team to develop a new Customer Experience Model -- a radical redesign of the old and tired Customer Relationship Management war-horse.

    Beverly Macy: Social Influence in Real-Time

  • Making great theater once more in the Bronx, begrudgingly, the old war-horse was gaining our respect.

    One Season

  • Maybe it's because I always think of my father on his roan war-horse that makes me love horses.

    CHAPTER X

  • Making great theater once more in the Bronx, begrudgingly, the old war-horse was gaining our respect.

    One Season

  • If you want to see a big Labour beast/broken down old Labour war-horse bluff and bluster then do watch John Prescott on The Politics Show.

    Bluster and bluff from John Prescott

  • I'm calling for a Tiger Team to develop a new Customer Experience Model -- a radical redesign of the old and tired Customer Relationship Management war-horse.

    Beverly Macy: Social Influence in Real-Time

  • "There is the possibility of one mind unconsciously suggesting to another mind," Mrs. Grantly was saying; but through Lute's mind was trooping her father on his great roan war-horse.

    Jack London's Story - Moon Face: Planchette pg 3 of 3

  • I'm calling for a Tiger Team to develop a new Customer Experience Model -- a radical redesign of the old and tired Customer Relationship Management war-horse.

    Beverly Macy: Social Influence in Real-Time

  • Only she, Saxon, daughter of Daisy who had written wonderful poems and of a soldier-father on a roan war-horse, daughter of the strong. generations who hall won half a world from wild nature and the savage Indian -- no, she was not stupid.

    CHAPTER XVI

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