Flemish horse

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(Naut.) an additional footrope at the end of a yard.

See also: Flemish

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The carriage drove off with the fugitives at the full speed of a pair of spirited Flemish horses. Rosa followed them with her eyes until they turned the corner of the street, upon which, closing the door after her, she went back and threw the key into a cell.
In the early 19th century, along the banks of the River Clyde in Lanarkshire, Scotland, farmers bred the Great Flemish horse, the forerunner of the Clydesdale.
Belgian: Originally from Belgium, the area of Europe that gave rise to the Flemish horses from which nearly all modern draft breeds come, this breed stands 16 to 18 hands (a hand is 4 inches - 16 hands is 64 inches), weighs 1,800 to 2,000 pounds and is chestnut or sorrel in color.