Beast of burden
Nounbeast of burden (plural beasts of burden)
- A draught animal that carries or pulls heavy loads, such as a donkey, mule, or ox.
- (by extension) Any domesticated animal trained to perform tasks for humans, such as a herding dog or trained falcon.
Siberian husky, ass, camel, draft animal, dromedary, drudge, elephant, fag, galley slave, greasy grind, grind, grub, hack, horse, husky, llama, malamute, mule, ox, pack horse, plodder, reindeer, slave, sledge dog, slogger, sumpter, sumpter horse, sumpter mule, swot, workhorse
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