Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of pony.
  • n. (automotive) (slang) horsepower

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Examples

  • Just a few ponies from a sketching/walking expedition .. some bunnies and deer, too, but they were a bit shy. animals, sketchbook

    sydneypadua.com » Blog Archive » Ponies!

  • I think my tribe obtained ponies from the western tribes.

    Buffalo Bird Woman's Garden

  • Walter and Ned, returning on their ponies from a short jaunt into the country.

    The Pony Rider Boys in the Rockies Or, the Secret of the Lost Claim

  • Sir Sedley Clarendel drove his own phaeton; but instead of joining them, according to the condition which occasioned the treaty, cantered away his ponies from the very first stage, and left word, where he changed horses, that he should proceed to the hotel upon the

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • So that's what you call the ponies? "replied Shefford.

    The Rainbow Trail

  • Jessica Blank Fans of the cartoon 'My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic,' or 'bronies' -- a mash-up of 'bro' and 'ponies' -- waited to meet supervising director Jayson Thiessen at the airport before a New York convention in September.

    Meet the Bronies

  • Banker Ponies are actually horses, but they are referred to as ponies because they are smaller than most horses, standing at about 14 hands.

    History of American Women

  • “And make sure the ponies are all groomed and ready.”

    Think Progress » FEMA Chief Brown

  • If you have your own artist to do the illustrations, remember that by the time the Indians got them, horses were much diminished in size and were called ponies, which meant small, compact horses, and the preferred coloring was pinto.

    Centennial

  • For my own part I must say that the abandoning of the ponies was the one thing that had never entered my head.

    The Worst Journey in the World Antarctic 1910-1913

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