Save This Word!
a large heavy breed of carthorse with long hair on the fetlocksOften shortened to: shire
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Word Origin for shire horse
C19: so called because the breed was originally reared in the Shires. See shire 1
Words nearby shire horse
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
How to use shire horse in a sentence
In 1878 the Shire Horse Society was established to improve the breed, and distribute sound and healthy sires through the country.A Short History of English Agriculture|W. H. R. Curtler
A good type of Shire horse combines symmetrical outlines and bold, free action.
The magnificent Shire horse of England is unknown and probably impossible in India.Beast and Man in India|John Lockwood Kipling