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noun
a strong horse bred to draw heavy loads; draft horse.
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Origin of cart horse

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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British Dictionary definitions for cart horse

carthorse
/ (ˈkɑːtˌhɔːs) /

noun
a large heavily built horse kept for pulling carts or carriages
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