Origin of prad

1790–1800; metathetic variant of Dutch paard horse (cognate with German Pferd) ≪ Late Latin paraverēdus post horse for lesser highways. See palfrey Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for prad

Historical Examples of prad

  • A muleteer simply, sitting sideways on his prad, and leading a half-dozen mules laden with panniers in Indian file behind him.

    Romantic Spain

    John Augustus O'Shea

  • You are right, Jerry—I shall here buy a bit of cavalry—that is a prad, on your judgment.

  • Her prad too, Old Vingarillo, is also a picture of goodness, from his peepers down to his fetlocks!