War-horse

  • 1 War horse — War War, n. [OE. & AS. werre; akin to OHG. werra scandal, quarrel, sedition, werran to confound, mix, D. warren, G. wirren, verwirren, to embroil, confound, disturb, and perhaps to E. worse; cf. OF. werre war, F. querre, of Teutonic origin. Cf.… …

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  • 2 war horse — war horse, 1. a horse used in war; charger. 2. Informal, Figurative. a) a person who has taken part in many wars, campaigns, or battles; veteran soldier, sailor, etc. b) a veteran actor, politician, or other public figure. c) any well known,… …

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  • 3 war-horse — war′ horse n. 1) mil a horse used in war; charger 2) mil Informal. a veteran of many conflicts, as a soldier or politician 3) Informal. a musical composition, play, etc., that has been seen, heard, or performed excessively • Etymology: 1645–55 …

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  • 4 war horse — 1. a horse used in battle; charger 2. Informal a person who has been through many battles or struggles; veteran 3. Informal a symphony, play, opera, etc. that has been performed so often as to seem trite and stale: For 2 & 3, now usually written… …

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  • 5 war horse — 1. a horse used in battle; charger 2. Informal a person who has been through many battles or struggles; veteran 3. Informal a symphony, play, opera, etc. that has been performed so often as to seem trite and stale: For 2 & 3, now usually written… …

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  • 6 war-horse — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a horse used in war; especially : a powerful horse for military service : charger 2. : a veteran soldier or public person (as a politician) : an old campaigner, leader, or partisan who has had a stormy but successful career 3 …

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  • 7 War Horse — Artikel eintragen Dieser Ar …

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  • 8 war-horse — /wawr hawrs /, n. 1. a horse used in war; charger. 2. Informal. a veteran, as a soldier or politician, of many struggles and conflicts. 3. a musical composition, play, etc., that has been seen, heard, or performed excessively. [1645 55; WAR1 +… …

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  • 9 war horse — Synonyms and related words: Houyhnhnm, Tammany man, beldam, brood mare, campaigner, charger, colt, courser, critter, crone, dame, dobbin, dowager, entire, entire horse, equine, filly, foal, frump, gelding, grandam, grandmother, granny, hag, horse …

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  • 10 war horse — n. charger, horse used in battle; person who has taken part in many conflicts or controversies (Informal); musical or dramatic piece that has been done so many times as to become commonplace …

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  • 11 war horse — see warhorse …

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  • 12 war-horse — see warhorse …

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  • 13 war-horse — n. Charger …

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  • 14 war·horse — …

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  • 15 War Horse (book) — War Horse is a children s fiction novel by Michael Morpurgo. It was first published in Great Britain by Kaye Ward publishers in 1982. AwardsThe Book was Runner up for the Whitbread Award 1982AdaptationsThe book has also been made into a play… …

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  • 16 War Horse (play) — Infobox Play name = War Horse image size = caption = writer = Michael Morpurgo, Nick Stafford chorus = characters = Major Nicholls Emilie Chapman Carter Rudi Sergeant Bone Colonel Strauss Sergeant Fine Captain Stewart Soldat Schmidt Veterinary… …

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  • 17 War horse (disambiguation) — A war horse is a horse used for fighting, either as cavalry or in individual combat.War horse may also refer to: * War Horse (book), a novel for children by Michael Morpurgo ** War Horse (play), a stage adaptation of the book *Warhorse (70s band) …

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  • 18 War Horse National Wildlife Refuge — Infobox protected area | name = War Horse National Wildlife Refuge iucn category = IV caption = locator x = 82 locator y = 27 location = Montana, USA nearest city = Lewistown, MT lat degrees = 46 lat minutes = 54 lat seconds = 16 lat direction =… …

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  • 19 Desert War (horse) — Desert War Sire Desert King (IRE) Grandsire Danehill (USA) Dam High Heels (AUS) Damsire Canny Lad (AUS) Sex Gelding …

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  • 20 Horse slaughter — is the practice of slaughtering horses for meat. These animals come from mainly from auctions, where they re sold by private sellers and breeders. Often horses are sent to auction and sold to slaughter without the owner s knowledge or consent by… …

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