cow pony
noun Date: 1874 a strong and agile saddle horse trained for herding cattle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cow pony — ☆ cow pony n. any horse used by a cowboy in herding cattle …   English World dictionary

  • Cow pony — A cow pony is a horse trained for cattle herding. They can be used on a ranch or open grazing lands.[1] See also Florida Cracker Horse Carolina Marsh Tacky Banker horse Cowboy References ^ Deering Davis …   Wikipedia

  • cow pony — cow′ po ny n. dch a small agile horse used by cowhands • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • cow pony — a small, fast, agile horse trained for use by cowhands in herding cattle. [1870 75, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • cow pony — noun a light saddle horse trained for herding cattle • Hypernyms: ↑saddle horse, ↑riding horse, ↑mount …   Useful english dictionary

  • cow horse — cow′ horse n. dch cow pony • Etymology: 1850–55, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • pony — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. scrub horse; cob, cow pony, cayuse; glass, half jigger, dram; slang, translation, crib (inf.), trot (inf.), horse (inf.). See receptacle, interpretation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. Shetland pony, Welsh… …   English dictionary for students

  • pony — n small horse, Shetland pony, Shetland, Iceland pony, Welch pony; polo pony, cow pony …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • cow horse — noun Date: 1853 cow pony …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cow horse. — See cow pony. [1850 55, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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