- packhorse ► NOUN ▪ a horse used to carry loads.
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packhorse — [pak′hôrs΄] n. a horse used as a pack animal … English World dictionary
Packhorse — s. Typically packhorses are used to cross difficult terrain, where the absence of good roads prevents the use of wheeled vehicles. Pack horses have been used since the earliest period of domestication of the horse. They were invaluable throughout … Wikipedia
packhorse — noun Date: circa 1500 a horse used as a pack animal … New Collegiate Dictionary
packhorse — /pak hawrs /, n. 1. a horse used for carrying goods, freight, supplies, etc. 2. a person who works hard or bears a heavy load of responsibility. [PACK1 + HORSE] * * * … Universalium
packhorse — noun A horse used as a pack animal … Wiktionary
packhorse — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. nag, pack animal, workhorse, transportation; see animal 2 , horse 1 … English dictionary for students
packhorse — n. horse that carries supplies … English contemporary dictionary
packhorse — noun a horse used to carry loads … English new terms dictionary
packhorse — pack•horse [[t]ˈpækˌhɔrs[/t]] n. agr. a horse used for carrying loads • Etymology: 1400–50 … From formal English to slang
packhorse — /ˈpækhɔs/ (say pakhaws) noun a horse used for carrying goods, now chiefly in terrain inaccessible to wheeled vehicles … Australian English dictionary