Sure, coincidences happen, but these guys make big cities look like one-horse villages.
And they are like an old maid's pearls in connection with that middle-aged, one-horse little city.
Of course, Richmond, Va., cannot now be looked upon as a "one-horse" town.
It is, altogether, a one-horse town, although some business in the way of shipping produce has been carried on here.
The governor got like this once in a one-horse Mexican pueblo on the uplands, away from everywhere.
They are "whole teams" beside the "one-horse" vapidities which fail to bear our burdens.
The one-horse tram on F Street to the Capitol was ample for traffic.
The license tax list discriminated in license value of one-horse chaise and two-wheel coach.
On Monday we packed a one-horse van with what we deemed essential.
He took to peddling with a one-horse wagon, as a business that would keep him in the open air and not tax his strength too much.
"small-scale, petty" 1853, American English, colloquial, in reference to towns so small they only had one horse.
Insignificant; inferior: It's a one-horse operation he's got there (1853+)