from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Pacific Northwest A horse, especially an Indian pony.
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- n. a small Indian horse or pony
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An Indian pony.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pony or small horse; specifically, an Indian pony of the peculiar breed formerly in use among the Cayuse Indians of the northern Rocky Mountains.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small native range horse
That night the manager spent at the logging camp of Alpine, and early the following morning he rode a mountain cayuse up Antelope Valley.
She should have the gentlest "cayuse" in the "bunch," and the foreman would do the guiding, himself.
The "cayuse" bell sounded nearer and nearer, and directly from the dense forest a packhorse came stepping with care over the fallen logs, where the sign of a trail was yet dim to any eyes but those of a woodsman.
"I hear the 'cayuse' bell," he remarked; "so the others are coming.
Twice she rode over on a cayuse all the way from Samson's Flat, an 'I was sorry for the young creature.
He'll let nineteen go by without batting an eye, and mebbe the twentieth, just because he's feeling frisky, he'll cut up over like a range cayuse.
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Willie Palmer's stallion was no twenty dollar cayuse
He saddled his fiery cayuse, determined to flourish round
He robs a pore half-breed of a cayuse, and shoots up a Chink who's panning tailings, and generally and variously becomes too pronounced, till he's run outen camp.