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Through all of this, however, Howe was, as he always is, the workhorse of the Red Wings.
As a lawmaker, she has always been more of a show pony than a workhorse.
The 737 is a world-wide daily workhorse on domestic routes, sometimes making as many as seven flights a day.The Baseless Rush to Blame the Pilots of Flight 370|Clive Irving|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sedgwick often turns to the word “workhorse” to describe herself.
House Minority Leader John Boehner has also been a workhorse, raising more than $44 million for GOP candidates and committees.
The Holter, that workhorse of the water, plodded stolidly on its appointed way.The Spell of the White Sturgeon|James Arthur Kjelgaard