American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small, hardy wild horse of the North American plains, descended from Arabian horses brought to America by Spanish explorers.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The wild horse of the pampas and prairies of America. It is descended from stock of Spanish importation, and has reverted to the feral state. The mustangs live in troops, are very hardy, and are often caught and broken for use. Indian ponies and the various kinds of small horses used in the western United States and Territories are mustangs or their descendants. See
- n. An officer of the United States navy who entered the regular service from the merchant service after serving through the civil war, instead of graduating from the Naval Academy.
- n. A small, hardy, naturalized (feral) horse of the North American west.
- n. U.S. military slang A merchant marine who joined the U.S. Navy as a commissioned officer during the American Civil War.
- n. U.S. military slang, generalized A commissioned officer who started military service as an enlisted person.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) The half-wild horse of the plains in Mexico, California, etc. It is small, hardy, and easily sustained.
- n. small hardy range horse of the western plains descended from horses brought by the Spanish
- Mexican Spanish mestengo, from Spanish mesteño ("feral animal"). (Wiktionary)
- American Spanish mesteño, mestengo, stray animal, from Old Spanish, from mesta, association of livestock owners, from Medieval Latin (animālia) mixta, assorted (animals), from Latin, neuter pl. past participle of miscēre, to mix; see meik- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“#16 POSTED BY alan, May 12th, 2009 11: 27 pm what about the Lincoln from “The Car” or the mustang from the original “Gone in 60 Seconds””
“I think I'd laugh more than anything else haha marz that mustang is kick ass! the new k.i.t.t. car has nothing on that. i wanna know how they're going to market this because last time i checked, i dont think they can say the word 'ass' just anywhere.”
“Plenty Doors told me that Bill is mad because he aint much of a horseman, tried to break a mustang on his own last year and the horse throwed him and broke three ribs.”
“The mustang was to be a symbol of Denver and the West.”
“If anything, Justin is trying to turn the domesticated horse into the wild mustang, which is itself sort of a subversion, IMO, even as I found what he did to be inexcusable.”
“I never could understand why some men who can break a mustang before breakfast and shave in the dark, get all left-handed and full of perspiration and excuses when they see”
“He got cl'ar away from me -- that is, the mustang.”
“At this the chief gave a low chuckling laugh, and said that it was all a trick of the mustang, which is the most wily and cunning of all animals.”
“But i still will admit that the mustang is the better looking car.”
“They have tales about the school field trip where he stripped to go "naked cliff diving," or the time he was thrown off when he tried to break a mustang and it nearly broke him.”
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