one of a French breed of draft horses, having a gray or black coat.
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- Also called Percheron Norman.
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How to use Percheron in a sentence
He keeps full bred Hereford cattle and also Clydesdale and Percheron horses upon his place.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2) | William Denison Lyman
He makes a specialty of raising Durham cattle and he is also engaged in raising Percheron horses and high grade hogs.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2) | William Denison Lyman
The Finn woman is thick everywhere, broad of girth and deep of chest like a Percheron stallion.I, Mary MacLane | Mary MacLane
He tied a knot so the noose would not choke the Percheron and then rode off through the trees, leading his valuable captive.Ticktock and Jim | Keith Robertson
Shortly after noon Timothy came riding down the lane astride a huge Percheron.Ticktock and Jim | Keith Robertson
British Dictionary definitions for Percheron
a compact heavy breed of carthorse, grey or black in colour
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