[ wey-ler ]
/ ˈweɪ lər /
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a horse bred in New South Wales, Australia, as a military saddle horse and exported in numbers during the 19th century to British India.
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Origin of Waler
1840–50; after New South Wales; see -er1
Words nearby Waler
Waldorf salad, Waldstein, waldsterben, Waldwick, wale, Waler, Wales, Wałęsa, Walesa, Lech, Waley, Walfish Bay
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How to use Waler in a sentence
Billy's friends promptly lassoed the "waler," hogtied and saddled him in a hurry.Policing the Plains|R.G. MacBeth
Dicky had hardly reached the spot when a figure came running to the poor waler with a quick stumbling motion.
The Lost One took the pistol, cocked it, and held it to the head of the waler, which feebly turned to him in recognition.
Daleham swung his sister up into the saddle of her smart little countrybred and mounted his own waler.The Elephant God|Gordon Casserly
But the liveliest of twelve-two ponies can do little against the long canter of a Waler.The Short-story|William Patterson Atkinson
British Dictionary definitions for Waler
/ (ˈweɪlə) /
mainly Australian a saddle horse originating in New South Wales
Word Origin for Waler
C19: from Wales, in New South Wales
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