a work of art (composition or drama) that is part of the standard repertory but has become hackneyed from much repetition
an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
horse used in war
- An old Air Force war horse is getting a new assignment.
- Alexander the Great's war horse.
- Often the lead horse is a military or war horse.
- The horse is a war horse, it can't be used as a work horse.
- Armor used to protect the front of a war horse's head in medieval times.
- The major is an old war horse who'll bore you with tales of his wartime exploits,if you let him.