wheelhorse


wheel·horse

noun \ˈhwēl-ˌhrs, ˈwēl-\

Definition of WHEELHORSE

1
:  a horse (as in a tandem) in a position nearest the wheels
2
:  a steady and effective worker especially in a political body

First Known Use of WHEELHORSE

1708

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