trial horse

noun

Definition of trial horse

: one set up as an opponent for a champion in trial competitions or workouts

First Known Use of trial horse

1901, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of trial horse was in 1901

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“Trial horse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trial%20horse. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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