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  • noun Plural form of workhorse.

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Examples

  • They've responded by pitching even better this season and are poised to join workhorses such as Roy Halladay, Brandon Webb, Dan Haren and CC Sabathia as pitchers who can be counted down the stretch.

    Keep eye on starters' workloads heading down the stretch

  • They're not meant to be heavy performance machines rather than long-term workhorses with good battery life.

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  • Because there was criticism the last thing these legislatures need right now, the so-called workhorses are the two presidential candidates thrown into the mix.

    CNN Transcript Sep 25, 2008

  • "Now they've united; that is, the workhorses of all the opposition parties have united," he said.

    Institute for War & Peace Reporting

  • "Now they've united; that is, the workhorses of all the opposition parties have united," he said.

    Institute for War & Peace Reporting

  • The "workhorses" in the Senate are known for crossing Party lines for getting things done.

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  • The network relies on a few solidly performing originals (Win Ben Stein's Money, Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist) and what Mr. Divney calls his "workhorses": reruns of Saturday Night Live, Absolutely Fabulous, Kids in the Hall and dubious comedies from a few years back (Delirious, Sibling Rivalry).

    Comedy Central Picks Out a Nice Suit ��� Simpsons Writers in the Year 2999

  • The corvettes - "workhorses" of the navy - are 121 metres long, over 16 metres wide, and weigh 3284 tons.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Frigates and corvettes were the "workhorses" of any navy, he added.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The evening will include an amazing collection of Food Art as you sip libations and sample hors d 'oeuvres prepared by the "workhorses" of your favorite local restaurants: the sous chefs!

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