one-horse

[ wuhn-hawrs, -hohrs ]
/ ˈwʌnˈhɔrs, -ˈhoʊrs /

adjective

using or having only a single horse: a one-horse carriage.
small and unimportant; limited: a one-horse town.

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Origin of one-horse

First recorded in 1740–50
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British Dictionary definitions for one-horse

one-horse

adjective

drawn by or using one horse
(prenominal) informal small or obscurea one-horse town
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