carriage horse


carriage horse
noun
: a horse especially adapted for carriage use by appearance and stylish action

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a horse trained and groomed to draw carriages.
[1590-1600]

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carriage horse noun
A horse that draws a carriage
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Main Entry:carriage

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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