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po·ny

 (pō′nē)
n. pl. po·nies
1. A horse of any of several stocky breeds that are small in size when full grown, such as the Shetland pony.
2.
a. Informal A racehorse.
b. Sports A polo horse.
3. Something small for its kind, especially a small glass for beer or liqueur.
4. A word-for-word translation of a foreign language text, especially one used as an aid in studying or test-taking. Also called crib, trot.
5. Chiefly British The sum of 25 pounds.
tr.v. po·nied, po·ny·ing, po·nies
To lead (a horse) with another horse.
Phrasal Verb:
pony up Slang
To pay (money owed or due).

[Probably from obsolete French poulenet, diminutive of poulain, colt, from Late Latin pullāmen, young of an animal, from Latin pullus; see pau- in Indo-European roots.]

pony

(ˈpəʊnɪ)
n, pl ponies
1. (Animals) any of various breeds of small horse, usually under 14.2 hands
2.
a. a small drinking glass, esp for liqueurs
b. the amount held by such a glass
3. anything small of its kind
4. (Gambling, except Cards) slang Brit a sum of £25, esp in bookmaking
5. (Education) slang Also called: trot US a literal translation used by students, often illicitly, in preparation for foreign language lessons or examinations; crib
[C17: from Scottish powney, perhaps from obsolete French poulenet a little colt, from poulain colt, from Latin pullus young animal, foal]

po•ny

(ˈpoʊ ni)

n., pl. -nies, n.
1. a small horse of any of several breeds, usu. not higher at the shoulder than 14½ hands (58 in./146 cm).
2. Slang. a racehorse.
3. Informal. a literal translation or summary of a text, used illicitly as an aid in schoolwork; crib.
4. something small of its kind.
5. a small glass holding about one ounce (30 ml) of liqueur.
6. a small beverage bottle, often holding seven ounces (196 g).
v.
7. pony up, Informal. to pay (money), as to settle an account.
[1650–60; < French (now obsolete) poulenet, diminutive of poulain colt < Medieval Latin pullānus (Latin pull(us) foal + -ānus -an1); see -et]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pony - a range horse of the western United Statespony - a range horse of the western United States
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
mustang - small hardy range horse of the western plains descended from horses brought by the Spanish
cayuse, Indian pony - a small native range horse
2.pony - an informal term for a racehorse; "he liked to bet on the ponies"
bangtail, race horse, racehorse - a horse bred for racing
3.pony - a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)
interlingual rendition, translation, version, rendering - a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
4.pony - a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskeypony - a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey
drinking glass, glass - a container for holding liquids while drinking
5.pony - any of various breeds of small gentle horses usually less than five feet high at the shoulder
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
Shetland pony - breed of very small pony with long shaggy mane and tail
Welsh pony - breed of small ponies originally from Wales
Exmoor - stocky breed of pony with a fawn-colored nose

pony

noun
Related words
collective noun herd
Translations
فَرَسٌ قَزَممُهْر،حِصان صَغير
poník
pony
poni
poni
póni
smáhestur
ポニー
조랑말
arklio uodegapasijodinėjimasponis
ponijs
poni
ponny
ม้าพันธุ์เล็ก
ngựa nhỏ

pony

[ˈpəʊnɪ]
A. N
1.poney m, potro m
2. (Brit) → 25 libras
3. (US) (Scol) → chuleta f
B. CPD pony trekking Nexcursión f en poney

pony

[ˈpəʊni] nponey m pony clubpony club n club équestre où l'on monte à poney

pony

n
Pony nt
(Brit sl) → 25 Pfund
(US sl: = crib) → Spickzettel m
(US inf: = small glass) → Gläschen nt

pony

:
pony express
nPonyexpress m
ponytail
nPferdeschwanz m; she was wearing her hair in a ponysie trug einen Pferdeschwanz
pony trekking
nPonyreiten nt; a pony holidayein Ponyreiturlaub m

pony

[ˈpəʊnɪ] npony m inv

pony

(ˈpəuni) plural ˈponies noun
a small horse. The child was riding a brown pony.
ˈpony-tail noun
(a kind of hairstyle with the) hair tied in a bunch at the back of the head.
ˈpony-trekking noun
the sport or pastime of riding in the countryside in small groups.

pony

فَرَسٌ قَزَم poník pony Pony πόνι poni poni poney poni pony ポニー 조랑말 pony ponni kucyk pónei, pônei пони ponny ม้าพันธุ์เล็ก midilli ngựa nhỏ 小马驹
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The equipages are as varied as the company and attract as much attention, especially the low basket barouches in which ladies drive themselves, with a pair of dashing ponies, gay nets to keep their voluminous flounces from overflowing the diminutive vehicles, and little grooms on the perch behind.
Papa says you may get out the ponies, and take me in my little new carriage," she said, catching his hand.
Every morning they go clattering down into the plain, and there she sits on my back with her bugle at her mouth and sounds the orders and puts them through the evolutions for an hour or more; and it is too beautiful for anything to see those ponies dissolve from one formation into another, and waltz about, and break, and scatter, and form again, always moving, always graceful, now trotting, now galloping, and so on, sometimes near by, sometimes in the distance, all just like a state ball, you know, and sometimes she can't hold herself any longer, but sounds the 'charge,' and turns me loose
And there were lovely horses and animals in cages, and clowns on horseback; and at the very end came a little red and gold chariot drawn by two ponies, and in it, sitting on a velvet cushion, was the snake charmer, all dressed in satin and spangles.
Nor it isn't fields nor mountains, it's just miles and miles and miles of wild land that nothing grows on but heather and gorse and broom, and nothing lives on but wild ponies and sheep.
Some shaggy ponies now were seen trotting towards them with boys upon their backs, who called to other boys in country gigs and carts, driven by farmers.
Free ingress had thus been afforded to two stray ponies, a goat, and a tramp, who lay asleep in the grass.
His Welsh ponies and Swiss cattle were grazing on the May grass, and the men were busy with the ploughs and harrows and seeders.
Chance, however, and the devil, who is not always asleep, so ordained it that feeding in this valley there was a drove of Galician ponies belonging to certain Yanguesan carriers, whose way it is to take their midday rest with their teams in places and spots where grass and water abound; and that where Don Quixote chanced to be suited the Yanguesans' purpose very well.
They were the tracks of unshod ponies, three of them, and the ponies had been galloping.
What he saw sent him to the ground, huddled close beneath the shrubbery--a man was coming, leading two ponies.
Because the railway stopped at the base of these mountains, which the passengers were obliged to cross in palanquins or on ponies to Kandallah, on the other side.