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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Horse used in war; A work of art (composition or drama) that is part of the standard repertory but has become hackneyed from much repetition; An experienced person who has been through many battles.

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  • And then, of course, if you're wearing pads, you can always tell the readers that their cherished warhorse is kind of lousy.
  • Another warhorse is John Ciardi’s How Does a Poem Mean?, first published in 1959 and widely used in high schools and colleges in its day.
  • I shouldn't refer to the queen of pop as a "warhorse", they shoot old horses, don't they?
  • I shouldn ` t refer to the queen of pop as a "warhorse", they shoot old horses, don ` t they? for more
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