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polo pony

noun
1.
a small, swift, agile horse specially trained for use in polo.
Origin of polo pony
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
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  • In London, judging by his size, he would have been put down as a polo pony.

    Small Horses in Warfare Sir Walter Gilbey
  • He can turn from one mood to another with all the agility of a polo pony.

    Seeing Things at Night Heywood Broun
  • The story is fascinating and as circus performer or polo pony, Star is a most interesting character.

    Bert Wilson at the Wheel J. W. Duffield
  • The type of polo pony has changed in the last ten years, as the game is so much faster than it was.

  • An open cart with a polo pony to drive, is to me better than all the broughams in Christantee.

  • On one occasion a winner of a polo pony race was objected to as over height.

  • Your father was a schoolboy of fifteen, and one day he saw the most wonderful little girl riding a polo pony out of the Park.

    The Younger Set Robert W. Chambers
  • My mind had slid away from my surroundings and had wandered to a polo pony that I couldn't afford and intended to buy anyhow.

    The Man in Lower Ten Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • He gripped the gray, lifted him round like a polo pony, and drove him back to the angry man.

    Boy Woodburn Alfred Ollivant

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