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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section IV. Motion
1. Motion in General
 
271. Carrier.
 
  
NOUN:CARRIER, porter, red cap [U. S.], bearer, tranter [obs.], conveyer; cargador [P. I.], freighter, express, expressman; stevedore; coolie; conductor, chauffeur, truck driver; letter carrier, postman, man of letters [humorous], aërial mail-carrier.
  BEAST OF BURDEN, beast, cattle, horse, steed, nag, palfrey, Arab, blood horse, thoroughbred, galloway, charger, courser, racer, hunter, jument [obs.], pony; Shetland, - pony; filly, colt, foal, barb, roan, jade, hack, bidet, pad, cob, tit [dial.], punch [dial.], roadster, goer; race -, pack -, draft -, cart -, dray -, post- horse; shelty or sheltie; garran or garron [Brit.], jennet or genet, bayard, mare, stallion, gelding; broncho or bronco, cayuse [U. S.]; creature, critter [rural U. S.]; cow pony, mustang, Narragansett, waler; stud.
  ASS, donkey, jackass, burro [S. W. U. S.], cuddy [Scot. & dial. Eng.], moke [slang]; wild ass, onager.
  mule, hinny; sumpter -horse, - mule; ladino [U. S.].
  reindeer; camel, dromedary, llama, elephant; carrier pigeon.
  Pegasus, Bucephalus, Rosinante or Rocinante, Alborak, Bayard, Incitatus, Kantaha, Veillantif, Vindictive, Black Bess, Kelpie or Kelpy.
  [MEANS OF TRANSPORT] locomotive, motor, trolley, carriage (vehicle) [See Vehicle]; ship [See Ship].
  
ADJECTIVE:equine, asinine; electric, motor, express.
  
QUOTATION:I was not made a horse; And yet I bear a burthen like an ass.—Richard II

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