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garron

noun
  1. a small sturdy pony bred and used chiefly in Scotland and Ireland
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Word Origin for garron

C16: from Gaelic gearran
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Historical Examples of garron

  • As shrewd a rascal as Garron needed just such a place to settle on.

    A Village of Vagabonds

    F. Berkeley Smith

  • "He is an infant," said she to Julie, when young Garron had closed the door behind him.

    A Village of Vagabonds

    F. Berkeley Smith

  • Once, when she left him for two days, Garron threatened to kill himself.

    A Village of Vagabonds

    F. Berkeley Smith

  • She thought too, of her own life with Garron—of all its miserly hardships.

    A Village of Vagabonds

    F. Berkeley Smith

  • It was long after midnight when Garron paid his score under the tent.

    A Village of Vagabonds

    F. Berkeley Smith