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packhorse

[ pak-hawrs ]
/ ˈpækˌhɔrs /
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noun

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

Nearby words

packer, packet, packet switched system, packet switching, packframe, packhorse, packing, packing box, packing case, packing density, packing fraction

Origin of packhorse

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British Dictionary definitions for packhorse

packhorse

/ (ˈpækˌhɔːs) /

noun

a horse used to transport goods, equipment, etc
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