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The city of Liverpool, on the west coast of England, always suggests to me some heroic old warhorse of an opera.

I confessed to the school that I was somewhat of a burnt-out old warhorse who knew nothing about their profession.

The old Garibaldian threw up his head like a warhorse at the call of battle, and his rickety limbs were going towards the door.

Mme. Fortin straightened herself up like an old warhorse that hears the sound of the bugle.

A Dog of Knowledge has free utterance; but the Warhorse is almost mute, very far from free!

Beneath him was his great yellow warhorse, caracoling and curveting as he went, as blithe and free of spirit as his master.

And at what he saw he gave an exclamation, sharp and low, and his eyes glittered like those of a warhorse which scents battle.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to warhorse, such as: old hand, old pro, old soldier, old-timer, veteran, and expert.

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