warhorse

Definitions of warhorse
  1. noun
    horse used in war
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    types:
    cavalry horse
    horse trained for battle
    charger, courser
    formerly a strong swift horse ridden into battle
    steed
    (literary) a spirited horse for state or war
    type of:
    mount, riding horse, saddle horse
    a lightweight horse kept for riding only
  2. noun
    an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    synonyms: old hand, old stager, old-timer, oldtimer, stager, veteran
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    type of:
    expert
    a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
  3. noun
    a work of art (composition or drama) that is part of the standard repertory but has become hackneyed from much repetition
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    type of:
    work of art
    art that is a product of one of the fine arts (especially a painting or sculpture of artistic merit)
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