Definition of Draft animal

1. Noun. An animal used for pulling heavy loads.

Generic synonyms: Work Animal

Definition of Draft animal

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of draught animal), a strong working animal used to draw a load(ed cart), a plow etc., as opposed to a mount ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Draft Animal

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Literary usage of Draft animal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Investment and Input Requirements for Accelerating Food Production in Low by Peter Oram (1979)
"The FAO study proposes the draft animal numbers be increased to nearly 1.5 million by 1990 and tractors to 18000. Using the 79 80 81 above coefficients, ..."

2. The Law of Motor Vehicles by Berkeley Reynolds Davids (1911)
"[Rules of the Road],—A person driving or riding a horse or other draft animal or operating an automobile or motor vehicle who meets on a public highway a ..."

3. Government Expenditures on Agriculture and Agricultural Growth in Latin America by Víctor Jorge Elías (1985)
"If capital is defined to include both fixed components (machinery and land) and draft animal components, the rate of change of the capital input will equal ..."

4. The Revised Statutes, Codes and General Laws of the State of New York by New York (State), Clarence Frank Birdseye (1905)
"... on overtaking any such horse, draft animal or oilier vehicle, pass on the left side thereof, and the rider or driver of such horse, draft animal or ..."

5. American Highway Engineers' Handbook by Arthur Horace Blanchard (1919)
"The PROVINCE OF MODENA took a census during the years 1901 to 1904, and the unit adopted there wan the collar or draft animal attached to a loaded wagon, ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"... each plow drawn by its own draft animal and operating independently of the other." The axle having platea as described hinged to wheel spindle plates, ..."

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