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Meaning of war-horse

war-horse

Pronunciation: (wôr'hôrs"), [key]
— n.
  1. a horse used in war; charger.
  2. 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.
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