Definition of Draft horse

1. Noun. Horse adapted for drawing heavy loads.

Definition of Draft horse

1. Noun. a horse used for muscular work, other then carrying a rider and/or load, such as pulling a cart, plow or log ¹

2. Noun. a horse of a race specifically bred for such work, heavier and stronger than a mount ¹

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Literary usage of Draft horse

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1. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1908)
"I have placed on the screen a picture of a light draft horse. ... Choice Eastern Chunk or Light draft horse. Representative of the Type Used in an ..."

2. Types and Breeds of Farm Animals by Charles Sumner Plumb (1920)
"Weight is a most important consideration, ^or a true draft horse must weigh ... A draft horse in fair condition at maturity may weigh anywhere from 1600 to ..."

3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1906)
"We have really no American draft horse. Our stock is composed of an infusion of ... Were we citizens of either of the above mentioned draft horse breeding ..."

4. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1898)
"4—The draft horse, which should weigh from 1500to 1800 pounds, blocky made, heavy boned with smooth finish, good quality and action, and a first-class draft ..."

5. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"[For further references, see page 416.] Belgian draft horse. ... The Belgian draft horse is one of the most compact in form of any draft breed found in ..."

6. Agriculture by William Penn Brooks (1911)
"It will be seen that in many respects the draft horse differs from the horse kept for speed as does the beef type among cattle from the dairy type. ..."

7. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1900)
"The thoroughbred race horse should not be bred to the draft horse, for the produce will most likely be neither a good draft horse ñora good race horse; ..."

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