from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several types or breeds of horses that are small in size when full grown, such as the Shetland pony.
- n. Informal A racehorse.
- n. Sports A polo horse.
- n. Something small for its kind, especially a small glass for beer or liqueur.
- n. A word-for-word translation of a foreign language text, especially one used secretly by students as an aid in studying or test-taking. Also called crib, trot.
- n. Chiefly British The sum of 25 pounds.
- transitive v. To study with the aid of a pony: pony a lesson; ponied all night before the exam.
- pony up Slang To pay (money owed or due).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of little worth.
- n. Any of several small breeds of horse under 14.2 hands.
- n. A small serving of an alcoholic beverage.
- n. A serving of 140 millilitres of beer.
- n. Twenty-five pounds sterling.
- n. A translation used as a study aid; loosely, a crib, a cheat-sheet.
- n. (from "pony and trap") Crap; rubbish, nonsense.
- v. To lead (a horse) from another horse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small horse.
- n. Twenty-five pounds sterling.
- n. A translation or a key used to avoid study in getting lessons; a crib; a trot.
- n. A small glass of beer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To use a pony in translating: as, to pony a piece of Latin.
- To pay; settle; put: with up.
- n. A very small horse; specifically, a horse less than 13 hands in height.
- n. The sum of £25.
- n. A translation of a Greek or Latin author used unfairly in the preparation of lessons; hence, any book so used: same as horse, 9. [School and college slang.]
- n. A very small drinking-glass.
- n. The quantity (of liquor) contained in such a glass.
- n. A small raft of logs.
- n. In the West Indies, a small tree, Tecoma serratifolia.
- n. Something very small of its kind: an attributive use.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a range horse of the western United States
- n. an informal term for a racehorse
- n. a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey
- n. any of various breeds of small gentle horses usually less than five feet high at the shoulder
- n. a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)
As Mr Crummles had a strange four – legged animal in the inn stables, which he called a pony, and a vehicle of unknown design, on which he bestowed the appellation of a four – wheeled phaeton, Nicholas proceeded on his journey next morning with greater ease than he had expected: the manager and himself occupying the front seat: and the Master
Well, the pony is there, and so is the black horse.
After all, a fire chief with a pink pony is absolutely what the world needs right now.
But his hardy mountain pony he could scarcely raise a trot,
He had the round, deep-chested, big-hearted, well-coupled body of the ideal mountain pony, and his head and neck were true thoroughbred, slender, yet full, with lovely alert ears not too small to be vicious nor too large to be stubborn mulish.
And after reading the other comments, my major pony is the belief that we're going to see Rose and Ten2 in one of these specials.
The pony is for all of us ... we can pet it and ride it and feet it apple slices.
While I love Russel and really respect David (or vice a versa) in the end the real reason I'm holding out legitimate, honest hope for a pony is Billie Piper.
The pony is what we all deserve ... not just you and I and other disgruntled fans ... but the fans who don't even know that this works so much better in the long run.
Half a pony is like something out of the Godfather.