from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A prancing horse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A horse which prances.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person or animal (especially a horse) that prances

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a mettlesome or fiery horse


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  • They had dasher, dancer, prancer, sort of were walking them through the process.

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  • And now, that my beloved seems secure in my net, for my project upon the vixen Miss Howe, and upon her mother: in which the officious prancer Hickman is to come in for a dash.

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  • Had I but known, I could have made twenty shifts; nay, for that matter, and in so good a cause, I would have thought little to have prigged a prancer from the next common — it had but been sending back the brute to the headborough.


  • Ruha's prancer clattered through the dark gateway of Moonstorm House into a spacious, hexagonal courtyard of ornamental trees and twining garden pathways.

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  • By turns, she is a coquettish girl, a vampy prancer, a burlesque queen, a swinging Florrie Dorrie.

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  • One of the packhorses screamed, and the witch's prancer stumbled as the train slowed.

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  • She lashed her mount with the ends other reins, urging the exhausted Shou prancer into the ragged semblance of a gallop.

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  • The horse, Swallow by name, was a fine animal of Tairen breeding, with slender ankles and an arched neck, a prancer with the look of speed and endurance both, though shod too lightly for Perrin's taste.

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  • The fifteenth a prancer, whose courage is small, [20]

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