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  • noun Plural form of pony.
  • noun (automotive) (slang) horsepower


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  • Just a few ponies from a sketching/walking expedition .. some bunnies and deer, too, but they were a bit shy. animals, sketchbook » Blog Archive » Ponies! 2009

  • I think my tribe obtained ponies from the western tribes.

    Buffalo Bird Woman's Garden 1917

  • Walter and Ned, returning on their ponies from a short jaunt into the country.

    The Pony Rider Boys in the Rockies Or, the Secret of the Lost Claim Frank Gee Patchin 1893

  • Sir Sedley Clarendel drove his own phaeton; but instead of joining them, according to the condition which occasioned the treaty, cantered away his ponies from the very first stage, and left word, where he changed horses, that he should proceed to the hotel upon the

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth 1796

  • So that's what you call the ponies? "replied Shefford.

    The Rainbow Trail Zane Grey 1905

  • Jessica Blank Fans of the cartoon 'My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic,' or 'bronies' -- a mash-up of 'bro' and 'ponies' -- waited to meet supervising director Jayson Thiessen at the airport before a New York convention in September.

    Meet the Bronies 2011

  • Banker Ponies are actually horses, but they are referred to as ponies because they are smaller than most horses, standing at about 14 hands.

    History of American Women Maggiemac 2009

  • “And make sure the ponies are all groomed and ready.”

    Think Progress » FEMA Chief Brown 2005

  • If you have your own artist to do the illustrations, remember that by the time the Indians got them, horses were much diminished in size and were called ponies, which meant small, compact horses, and the preferred coloring was pinto.

    Centennial Michener, James 1974

  • For my own part I must say that the abandoning of the ponies was the one thing that had never entered my head.

    The Worst Journey in the World Antarctic 1910-1913 Apsley Cherry-Garrard 1922


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    "I drank two cocktails, three glasses of sherry, a quart of champagne and several ponies of Cointreau. The show seemed to get better and better as it went ...

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    September 21, 2018