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Pole horse   /poʊl hɔrs/   Listen
Pole horse

noun
1.
The horse having a starting position next to the inside rail in a harness race.
2.
A draft horse harnessed alongside the shaft or pole of a vehicle.  Synonym: poler.






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"Pole horse" Quotes from Famous Books



... leaned out and said what she had to say. Then Efim deliberately doffed his hat and began crossing himself. The postilion and all the other servants did the same. "Off, in God's name!" said Efim, putting on his hat. "Start!" The postilion started the horses, the off pole horse tugged at his collar, the high springs creaked, and the body of the coach swayed. The footman sprang onto the box of the moving coach which jolted as it passed out of the yard onto the uneven roadway; the ...
— War and Peace • Leo Tolstoy



Words linked to "Pole horse" :   dray horse, trotter, draught horse, trotting horse, draft horse



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