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farm horse

Definition:

a quiet plodding workhorse

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

farm horses

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

dobbin

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

dobbin

a name for a horse, especially a workhorse, often used in children's tales, etc | [New Zealand] a trolley for moving loose wool in a woolshed or ... (26 of 293 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/dobbin

Wikipedia:

Dobbin [disambiguation]

can refer to: Horse, as rural slang | Dobbin may refer to the following people: Brian Dobbin (born 1966), a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player | Craig Dobbin (1935 - 2006), Canadian businessman | Dermot Dobbin, Canadian businessman | Uncle... (37 of 208 words, 18 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Dobbin

Oxford Dictionary:

dobbin

a pet name for a draught horse or a farm horse (11 of 39 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/dobbin

Random House Dictionary:

dobbin

a horse, especially a quiet, plodding horse for farm work or family use. | a drinking vessel of the 18th century holding a gill. (23 of 30 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/dobbin

Merriam-Webster:

dobbin

a farm horse | a quiet plodding horse (7 of 24 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/dobbin

American Heritage Dictionary:

dobbin

A horse, especially a working farm horse. (7 of 19 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/dobbin

New World Dictionary:

dobbin

a horse, especially a plodding, patient one (7 of 16 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/dobbin

Wiktionary:

dobbin | dobbins [plural]

An old jaded horse. | [British, dialect] Sea gravel mixed with sand. (11 of 13 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/dobbin

Cambridge Dictionary:

workhorse

a person who does a lot of work, especially of a type which is necessary but not interesting | a machine which operates without failing for long ... (26 of 53 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/workhorse

Macmillan British Dictionary:

workhorse [countable] | workhorses [plural]

someone who does a lot of hard or boring work | a very useful piece of equipment that you use a lot (21 of 45 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/workhorse

Encarta Dictionary:

dobbin | Dobbin

a horse, especially a large heavy working horse (8 of 31 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861605668​/definition​.html  [offline]

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