Definitions for war-horse

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

war′-horse`(n.)

  1. a horse used in war; charger.

    Category: Military

  2. Informal. a veteran of many conflicts, as a soldier or politician.

    Category: Military

  3. Informal. a musical composition, play, etc., that has been seen, heard, or performed excessively.

Origin of war-horse:

1645–55

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