a large heavily built horse kept for pulling carts or carriages
Some short time afterwards a carthorse was found in the fields stabbed in several places, though, fortunately, not severely.
Hodge and His Masters Richard Jefferies
A trout would not wobble and tug in that sullen, carthorse manner.
Lines in Pleasant Places William Senior
There was a concussion, and the black horse came staggering sideways, and the carthorse pushed beside it.
The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells
He was as big as a carthorse, as graceful as a dray and as meek as a missionary.
At Good Old Siwash George Fitch
The carthorse she calls herself, but not of your family surely, for you are like wild Arab colt.
Polly the Pagan Isabel Anderson
Nothing will make them move faster—like whipping a carthorse into a gallop; it soon dies away in the old jog-trot.
The Hills and the Vale Richard Jefferies
a member of a monastic order founded by St. Bruno in 1086 near Grenoble, France. pertaining to the Carthusians. Historical Examples A Carthusian convent, or a deaf and dumb asylum, was not more silent than this mansion. A Winter Amid the Ice Jules Verne He resolved to quit the world and adopt the Carthusian habit. […]
Henri [ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/ (Show IPA), 1908–2004, French photographer. Contemporary Examples The Paris in which Cartier-Bresson came of age was undergoing rapid industrial change and, also, dizzying artistic foment. The Father of Photojournalism Philip Gefter April 7, 2010 In the post-war days of February 1947, Cartier-Bresson had his first institutional retrospective at the Museum of Modern […]
a firm, elastic, flexible type of connective tissue of a translucent whitish or yellowish color; gristle. a part or structure composed of cartilage. Contemporary Examples cartilage in his left knee tore, and everything changed for both Webber and the Kings. Did NBA Referees Snatch Destiny From The Sacramento Kings? Matt Gallagher June 5, 2012 A […]
a bone that develops from cartilage. noun any bone that develops within cartilage rather than in a fibrous tissue membrane Compare membrane bone cartilage bone n. A bone that develops in the region of a cartilage after the cartilage is partially or completely destroyed. Also called endochondral bone.