packhorse

[ pak-hawrs ]
/ ˈpækˌhɔrs /

noun

a horse used for carrying goods, freight, supplies, etc.
a person who works hard or bears a heavy load of responsibility.

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packhorse
/ (ˈpækˌhɔːs) /

noun

a horse used to transport goods, equipment, etc
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