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Noun: warhorse  'wor,hors
  1. (drama) a work of art (composition or drama) that is part of the standard repertory but has become hackneyed from much repetition
  2. An experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    - veteran, old-timer [informal], oldtimer [informal], old hand, old stager, stager
  3. Horse used in war

Derived forms: warhorses

Type of: expert, mount, riding horse, saddle horse, work of art

Encyclopedia: Warhorse