dray horse


: a horse adapted for drawing heavy loads

Examples of dray horse in a Sentence

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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Word History

First Known Use

1649, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dray horse was in 1649

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“Dray horse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dray%20horse. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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