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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A horse used for plowing and hauling and other heavy labor; Machine that performs dependably under heavy use.

Usage examples (37)
  • The IBM main frame computers have been the workhorse of the business world
  • Even through all the aches and pains, Buehrle has made a mockery of the term workhorse starting pitcher.
  • UConn's workhorse is TB Donald Brown, the conference rushing leader.
  • MANHATTAN - In Daniel Thomas 'perfect world, the word workhorse is a good thing. for more
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