pack-horse

packhorse

[pak-hawrs]
noun
1.
a horse used for carrying goods, freight, supplies, etc.
2.
a person who works hard or bears a heavy load of responsibility.

Origin:
pack1 + horse

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packhorse (ˈpækˌhɔːs)
 
n
a horse used to transport goods, equipment, etc

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