Definition of Plow horse

1. Noun. A horse used to pull a plow.

Exact synonyms: Plough Horse
Generic synonyms: Workhorse



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plow Horse

plouks
plounce
plounced
plounces
plouncing
plouter
ploutered
plouters
plover
ploverlike
plovers
plovery
plow
plow ahead
plow back
plow horse (current term)
plow into
plow on
plow stop
plow through
plow up
plowable
ploward
plowback
plowbacks
plowboy
plowboys
plowed
plowed back
plowed into

Literary usage of Plow horse

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1. Kentucky Opinions by Kentucky Court of Appeals, John Morgan Chinn, J. K. Roberts, Charles Middleton McDonald, Daniel Woolsey Crockett, Kentucky law reporter (1907)
"He was weak in the back, or loins as the evidence shows, and could not be used, as a plow horse, nor for any other service, on that account. ..."

2. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1848)
"What are the peculiar qualities of this horse as a plow horse ? 2. Which of these qualities are requisite for a good plow horse, and which are not ? 3. ..."

3. The Standard Horse Book by Dennis Magner (1893)
"For slow, drudging work, we have the coarse-grained, patient, heavy cart or plow horse, while for quick, long-continued exertion, we have the lithe ..."

4. The Indians of the Pike's Peak Region: Including an Account of the Battle of by Irving Howbert (1914)
"I had the misfortune to draw a rawboned, square-built old plow horse, upon which thereafter I spent a good many uncomfortable hours. ..."

5. A Brief English Grammar by Fred Newton Scott, Gertrude Buck (1905)
"Thus, "The animal was a broken-down plow-horse," is a simple sentence, while "The animal [that] he bestrode was a broken- down plow-horse that had outlived ..."

6. A Brief English Grammar by Fred Newton Scott, Gertrude Buck (1906)
"Thus, "The animal was a broken-down plow-horse," is a simple sentence, while "The animal [that] he bestrode was a broken- down plow-horse that had outlived ..."

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