horse-drawn horse-drawn

Definition(s):

  • (adj) pulled by a horse

Usage(s):

  1. After an overnight vigil, Diana's body began the slow journey on a horse-drawn gun carriage to Westminster Abbey.
  2. In Philadelphia, bodies lay uncollected for days, until horse-drawn carriages were sent through the streets and the call came for the living to bring out their dead.
  3. Istanbul's paved boulevards and narrow cobbled streets echo with the shrill tootle of otomobiller dodging rickety, horse-drawn carts and blind beggars.

News

  1. Firefighters’ new tower truck will reach 100 feet

    MASON CITY — The Mason City Fire Department followed a tradition dating back to the days of horse-drawn fire engines as about a dozen firefighters pushed their new aerial firetruck into the station on Friday morning after a blessing by the Rev. Ken Gehling.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Globe Gazette

  2. New engine for SMFD

    By From Staff Reports With a mighty heave — and help from its motor — the San Marcos Fire Department’s newest fire engine was pushed into its home at Station 1 Monday. Firefighters, city staff, and city council members participated in the vehicle’s pushing in ceremony, a tradition that dates back to the days when new horse-drawn fire engines would be unhooked from the team delivering them and ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: San Marcos Daily Record

  3. Horse-drawn wagons to pass through Dexter

    Dexter will take a step back in time on June 21 when the 2013 Friendship Wagon Train rides through town. Rain or shine, a group of horse-drawn wagons carrying about 100 people are traveling at 3 1?2 miles per hour from one town to the next for one week. The wagon train, which rides through [...]
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Austin Daily Herald

Quotes

  1. "As evidenced by this catastrophe," Stewart wrote in the letter, dated Tuesday, "horse-drawn carriages aren't just cruel to the horses who are forced to work long hours in extreme weather conditions while walking on hard pavement and inhaling...
    on Jan 11, 2006 By: Martha Stewart Source: USA Today

  2. "It's just not a natural thing to have a horse-drawn carriage in an urban setting like New York City," said Avella, whose ban is supported by a variety of animal rights groups.
    on Dec 11, 2007 By: Tony Avella Source: Reuters UK

  3. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus is "a tragical, magical idea, which sees a group of extraordinary people travelling around London in a horse-drawn theatre, but nobody's paying attention to them," says former Monty Python star Gilliam.
    on Oct 8, 2009 By: Terry Gilliam Source: Liverpool Daily Post

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