packhorse (n.) Old form(s): packe-horse
work-horse, drudge, toiler
Luc.928[Lucrece as if to time] Base watch of woes, sin's pack-horse
R3 I.iii.121[Richard to Queen Elizabeth, of King Edward] I was a packhorse in his great affairs
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