Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


When the Tao is disregarded in the world, the war-horses breed in the border lands.

Then he made a score of knights mount upon their war-horses.

Their being like war-horses denotes their warlike disposition.

The people fled from the cruel streets, the red pavement, the hoofs of the war-horses and the flashing sabres of their riders.

What estate I have is deeply mortgaged for the purchase of war-horses, and I owe besides in this town full ten thousand florins.

They of the house of Togarmah traded for thy wares with horses and war-horses and mules.

Like war-horses, the waves came ramping over the smooth, shimmering sand; war-horses with bodies of jade and manes of silver.

Even the war-horses of the host they must leave in the wood without the wood-lawn, and all men were afoot who were there.

They say: Our war-horses were led away by Mithra; by him were our strong arms and swords annihilated.

It is the enlistment of troops and the yoking of war-horses, the pick of thy stables, that giveth victory in battle.