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Definition of "packhorse" []

  • A horse used as a pack animal. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "packhorse" in a sentence
  • ""packhorse" were the only means of conveying information."
  • "We try to limit 180 pounds to each packhorse not including the packsaddle and pads."
  • "The Sun reports the surprising news that reliable waddling packhorse Dirk Kuyt doesn't really want to play for Liverpool any more and would like to be reunited with his goateed personal organ grinder Rafa Benítez at Internazionale."