Definition of Ponies
1. Noun. (plural of pony) ¹
2. Noun. (plural only) (automotive) (slang) horsepower ¹
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Definition of Ponies
1. pony [v] - See also: pony
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ponies
Literary usage of Ponies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"These ponies are very hardy, and while not fast, will cover long distances with ... In the West these ponies are used for saddle purposes, especially for ..."
2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"G. Our polo ponies and England's. A. Stod.lart Morris. 11. Collier's. ... See also Shetland ponies. Pons asinorum; new solutions of the Pythagorean theorem. ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1891)
"THE TRAINING OF POLO-ponies. CONSIDERING the present popularity of polo, and the great development of the game within the last few years, it may not be out ..."
4. Types and Breeds of Farm Animals by Charles Sumner Plumb (1920)
"CHAPTER XIX ponies What is a pony? By common consent at the present day a pony is regarded as a small.horse the height of which does not exceed 14.! hands. ..."
5. Belden, the White Chief: Or, Twelve Years Among the Wild Indians of the Plains by George Pfauts Belden (1875)
"T)EFORE returning home, I made up my mind to steal -*-' some ponies from our ... Nelson and I set out alone to steal some ponies from our Indian foes, ..."
6. The Philippine Islands: A Political, Geographical, Ethnographical, Social by John Foreman (1899)
"I have ridden more than 500 Philippine ponies, and, in general, ... Highways being so deficient in this Colony, it is fortunate that ponies are plentiful ..."
7. Types and Breeds of Farm Animals by Charles Sumner Plumb (1906)
"CHAPTER XXI ponies A standard height for a pony does not obtain, ... From photograph by author ponies, and cross or half breds are popular. ..."