beast of burden

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English[edit]

a beast of burden and its master

Noun[edit]

beast of burden (plural beasts of burden)

  1. A draught animal that carries or pulls heavy loads, such as a donkey, mule, or ox.
  2. (by extension) Any domesticated animal trained to perform tasks for humans, such as a herding dog or trained falcon.

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