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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A light saddle horse of mixed breed developed in Australia and exported to the British military forces in India during the 19th century.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A horse imported from New South Wales; also, any Australian horse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A horse imported from Australia, particularly from New South Wales.

Etymologies

After New South Wales, a state of southeast Australia.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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