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  • noun Plural form of palfrey.

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Examples

  • Anne appeared next, seated upon a silver-draped litter that resembled a Roman chariot, pulled by two matching palfreys in leather harness and plumed headdresses.

    The Tudors: King Takes Queen

  • Anne appeared next, seated upon a silver-draped litter that resembled a Roman chariot, pulled by two matching palfreys in leather harness and plumed headdresses.

    The Tudors: King Takes Queen

  • Anne appeared next, seated upon a silver-draped litter that resembled a Roman chariot, pulled by two matching palfreys in leather harness and plumed headdresses.

    The Tudors: King Takes Queen

  • The room was crowded with furniture, more than could be useful, and the tables and chairs had the delicacy and slender legs of the palfreys they breed for dames to ride; I was used to sturdier stuff.

    Wildfire

  • The room was crowded with furniture, more than could be useful, and the tables and chairs had the delicacy and slender legs of the palfreys they breed for dames to ride; I was used to sturdier stuff.

    Wildfire

  • The room was crowded with furniture, more than could be useful, and the tables and chairs had the delicacy and slender legs of the palfreys they breed for dames to ride; I was used to sturdier stuff.

    Wildfire

  • He found, at this place of rendezvous, the men and horses appointed to compose the retinue, leading two sumpter mules already loaded with baggage, and holding three palfreys for the two Countesses and a faithful waiting woman, with a stately war horse for himself, whose steel plated saddle glanced in the pale moonlight.

    Quentin Durward

  • Thiebault appeared before the gate, not with the tired steeds from which they had dismounted an hour since, but with fresh palfreys from the stable of the King.

    Anne of Geierstein

  • Two palfreys, somewhat distinguished by their trappings, were designed for Anne of Geierstein and her favorite female attendant.

    Anne of Geierstein

  • They mounted in silence the palfreys which stood prepared for them, while their attendant on foot led the way, and gave the passwords and signals to the watchful guards, whose posts they passed in succession.

    Quentin Durward

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