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synonyms for warhorse

  • old-timer
  • old hand
  • old pro
  • old soldier
  • veteran
  • expert
  • old guard
See also synonyms for: warhorses
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How to use warhorse in a sentence

The old Garibaldian threw up his head like a warhorse at the call of battle, and his rickety limbs were going towards the door.
THE ETERNAL CITYHALL CAINE
Mme. Fortin straightened herself up like an old warhorse that hears the sound of the bugle.
OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEYEMILE GABORIAU
A Dog of Knowledge has free utterance; but the Warhorse is almost mute, very far from free!
PAST AND PRESENTTHOMAS CARLYLE
Beneath him was his great yellow warhorse, caracoling and curveting as he went, as blithe and free of spirit as his master.
SIR NIGELARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
And at what he saw he gave an exclamation, sharp and low, and his eyes glittered like those of a warhorse which scents battle.
NICANOR - TELLER OF TALESC. BRYSON TAYLOR
At the first dawn they aroused him from sleep, and he found a splendid warhorse awaiting him -- a gift, they told him, from Edgar.
EDWY THE FAIR OR THE FIRST CHRONICLE OF AESCENDUNEA. D. CRAKE
On this she has rushed on her warhorse through the air to beg Brynhild to give the Rhine back its ring.
THE PERFECT WAGNERITEGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Dardar, the faithful dog, always in attendance on Diana, had seized the warhorse by the nostrils.
THE MISSOURI OUTLAWSGUSTAVE AIMARD
The Spaniard, like his own Don Quixote, mounted the warhorse of his idealism and set out to free the oppressed, alone.
ROSINANTE TO THE ROAD AGAINJOHN DOS PASSOS
The noble warhorse that once laughed at the shaking of the spear, how is he doomed to toil himself dead, dragging ignoble wheels!
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WORDS RELATED TO WARHORSE

  • expert
  • old guard
  • old hand
  • old pro
  • old soldier
  • old-timer
  • veteran
  • warhorse
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.