noun Older Use.
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Origin of iron horse
First recorded in 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for iron horse
They had no time to repair or refit, for an iron-horse of more bottom was close behind.Daring and Suffering:|William Pittenger
British Dictionary definitions for iron horse
archaic a steam-driven railway locomotive
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