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synonyms for war-horses

  • old hand
  • fossil
  • geezer
  • gramps
  • mossback
  • senior
  • veteran
  • golden-ager
  • old dog
  • old soldier
  • war-horse
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How to use war-horses in a sentence

He distinguished himself in several campaigns, especially in the Peninsular war, and was raised to the rank of field marshal.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
His 6,000 native auxiliaries (as it proved later on) could not be relied upon in a civil war.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
When we'd finished, one of the hunters rounded up the horses and we caught our nags and saddled them.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
We had six field-pieces, but we only took four, harnessed wit twice the usual number of horses.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
When she arrived she made a regular entry into the city in a coach all gold and glass, drawn by eight superb plumed horses.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
"There is no more war," Brion translated for Ulv, realizing that the Disan had understood nothing of the explanation.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
If Mac had been alone he would have made the post by sundown, for the Mounted Police rode picked horses, the best money could buy.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Our talk ranged from the Panhandle to the Canada line, while our horses jogged steadily southward.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I cannot reconcile the idea of a tender Heavenly Father with the known horrors of war, slavery, pestilence, and insanity.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
We were now masters of the whole country, and the war was apparently at an end.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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