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  • n. Plural form of Percheron.


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  • They bred with all manner of horses, descendants of the animals that were lost by Cortés and de Soto, draft horses and quarterhorses and thoroughbreds, Morgans and Appaloosas, Percherons and Tennessee walkers, and horses that had been stolen by desperadoes and abandoned when the law got too close.

    Come Again No More

  • It was well on to midday, when Buncan's concern was starting to give way to real unease, when an oversize wagon drawn by a pair of Percherons came rattling into the corral.

    The Lives of Felix Gunderson

  • Ai lub dose big horseys dat are liek teh Clydesdales an the Percherons an stuffz.

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  • He kept a lot of exotics on the grounds, a few parrots and monkeys, but mostly different and unusual breeds of horses, ranging in size from miniature ponies to big draft Percherons.

    Steve and Me

  • Then a commercial entry, perhaps a local coal company driving an enormous pair of black Percherons.


  • On his land there stood a hangarlike barn that once had housed teams of great blue Percherons and Belgian draft horses.

    Excerpt: The Last Report On The Miracles At Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich

  • These horses are Percherons, a draft breed, massive and docile.


  • The sweating, groaning, huge Percherons can pull no more.


  • Massive Percherons and shires shaded diminutive but tough ponies while tarpans snorted at the hindquarters of wild-eyed mustangs, and Thoroughbreds held themselves aloof and proud.

    Into the Thinking Kingdoms

  • Jamie was in his element with the giant Percherons, and the Duke was clearly impressed with him, which was all to the good.

    Dragonfly in Amber


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