a workhorse especially used or suited for drawing loads: The Clydesdales are among our most popular breeds of draft horses.
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How to use draft horse in a sentence
Maggie thought the foals were sweet, even though the draft horse babies were as big as full grown riding horses.Maggie's Wish | Marilyn D. Anderson
If he had paid for a colt and been delivered a draft-horse, his surprise would not have been more pleasant.The Bondboy | George W. (George Washington) Ogden
The draft horse is here and as good as any county can boast of.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 1 (of 2) | William Denison Lyman
Stud sweat like a draft horse despite the chill of the building.Plowing On Sunday | Sterling North
He was heavy, awkward and ugly, resembling somewhat a great draft-horse.The Adventures of Billy Topsail | Norman Duncan