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

  • n. One of a breed of strong saddle horses developed in the western United States.

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  • n. An American breed of horse originally bred for short-distance racing.

Etymologies

From its formerly being trained for races up to a quarter mile.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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