beast of burden
noun an animal such as a donkey or ox or elephant used for transporting loads or doing other heavy work
king of beasts
noun large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
lion; Panthera leo.
- cattle of the bovine genus; black cattle. Obs. Golding.
- (Zoöl.) Any large marine mammal, as a seal, walrus, or cetacean.
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