dray horse


Definition of dray horse

: a horse adapted for drawing heavy loads

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Recent Examples on the Web In an analog world, Polaroid was a unicorn in a dray horse herd. BostonGlobe.com, 25 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of dray horse

1649, in the meaning defined above

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“Dray horse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dray%20horse. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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