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stock horse

noun, Western U.S.
1.
a horse or pony used in herding cattle.
Origin of stock horse
1860-1865
1860-65
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  • We took the bits out of their mouths, and let them pick feed round about, with the bridle under their feet, stockhorse fashion.

    Robbery Under Arms Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
British Dictionary definitions for stockhorse

stockhorse

/ˈstɒkˌhɔːs/
noun
1.
(Austral) a horse trained in the handling of stock
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