pony


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Synonyms for pony

a range horse of the western United States

an informal term for a racehorse

a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)

a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey

any of various breeds of small gentle horses usually less than five feet high at the shoulder

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In his struggles to rise, before I have completely extricated myself from him, the pony kicks me; and, as my ill-luck will have it, his hoof strikes just where the poisoned spear struck me in the past days of my service in India.
To mount my pony again is simply out of the question.
The girl's pony, squealing in terror, reared and plunged upon the heels of his mate.
The girl's pony had reached the trees upon the opposite side of the clearing.
The pony ran off at a sharp angle to inspect a lamp-post on the opposite side of the way, and then went off at a tangent to another lamp-post on the other side.
The pony appeared to be touched by this appeal to his feelings, for he trotted on directly, though in a sulky manner, and stopped no more until he came to a door whereon was a brass plate with the words 'Witherden--Notary.
Wickfield, as she offered none, and we conversed on other subjects until we came to Canterbury, where, as it was market-day, my aunt had a great opportunity of insinuating the grey pony among carts, baskets, vegetables, and huckster's goods.
We got out; and leaving him to hold the pony, went into a long low parlour looking towards the street, from the window of which I caught a glimpse, as I went in, of Uriah Heep breathing into the pony's nostrils, and immediately covering them with his hand, as if he were putting some spell upon him.
So, designing to cross the Great North Road, they went on towards Barnet, my brother leading the pony to save it as much as possible.
Then round the corner of the lane, from between the villas that guarded it at its confluence with the high road, came a little cart drawn by a sweating black pony and driven by a sallow youth in a bowler hat, grey with dust.
Instead, he glanced aside to where the kissing pony and the kneeling pony were leaving the ring.
But it was impossible for him to get away immediately, for John was walking the pony up and down the yard, and was some distance from the causeway when his master beckoned.
There are occasions on which two servant-girls and a waggoner may be a formidable audience, and as the squire rode away on his black pony, even the gift of short-sightedness did not prevent him from being aware that Molly and Nancy and Tim were grinning not far from him.
The pony is in the yard,' she replied, 'and Phoenix is shut in there.
At the end of ten minutes the old soldier slid from his pony, to hear better as he said, and sat with the reins round his wrist.