Pulling vs Carthorse - What's the difference?

pulling | carthorse |


As nouns the difference between pulling and carthorse

is that pulling is the act by which something is pulled while carthorse is a large, strong horse used for pulling heavy loads.

As a verb pulling

is .

pulling

English

Verb

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  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is pulled.
  • carthorse

    English

    Alternative forms

    * cart horse * cart-horse

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A large, strong horse used for pulling heavy loads.
  • *1840 , (ed.), Memoirs, Letters, and Comic Miscellanies in Prose and Verse, of the Late (w)
  • *:The blacksmith's forge shone bright on the opposite side of the way, and the proprietor had the hind-leg of a carthorse in his leather-coated lap.
  • *1852 , (Charles Dickens), ''(Household Words)
  • *:He is not a man of independent fortune, for he works like a carthorse .
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  • *:Athelstan Arundel walked homeHe walked the whole way, walking through crowds, and under the noses of dray-horses, carriage-horses, and cart-horses , without taking the least notice of them.