Pony in a sentence

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Definition of Pony

  • A small horse.
  • Twenty-five pounds sterling.
  • A translation or a key used to avoid study in getting lessons; a crib; a trot.
  • A small glass of beer.
  • a range horse of the western United States
  • any of various breeds of small gentle horses usually less than five feet high at the shoulder
  • an informal term for a racehorse
  • a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey
  • a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)

How to use pony in a sentence. Pony pronunciation.

These Missouri mules were capable of pulling anything loose at both ends, and four experienced drivers had been selected from the detachment who were capable of riding anything that walked on four feet, or driving anything from an Arab courser to a pair of Shetland ponies.
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Ponies were feeding between the whins, and they raised their shaggy heads to watch the car passing.
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According to Joseph La Flèche these saddles did not rub sores on the backs of the native horses (Indian ponies), but Dougherty[1] said, in 1819, "The Indians are generally cruel horse-masters, perhaps in a great measure through necessity; the backs of their horses are very often sore and ulcerated, from the friction of the rude saddle, which is fashioned after the Spanish manner, being elevated at the pummel and croup, and resting on skin saddle cloths without padding.
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After tea Miss Graves played one or two of Mendelssohn's Songs without Words, and Mrs. Carey sang When the Swallows Homeward Fly, or Trot, Trot, My Pony.
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Philip was a little puzzled when he mentioned this afterwards to Aunt Louisa, and she told him that when she knew the Wilkinsons they had never had anything more than a pony and a dog-cart; Aunt Louisa had heard of the rich uncle, but as he was married and had children before Emily was born she could never have had much hope of inheriting his fortune.
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Beside it stood a couple of light carts, whilst two or three lean horses or ponies were cropping the herbage which was growing nigh. . . .
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One consists of a small pony cart and a small hut-shaped tent_, _occupied by the word-master_.
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To the pony he gives the name of Ambrol, which signifies in gypsy a pear.
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Having no other horses on whose hoofs I could exercise my art, I made my first essay on those of my own horse, if that could be called horse which horse was none, being only a pony.
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So I caparisoned Ambrol, and then, going to the cart, removed two or three things from out it into the tent; I then lifted up the shafts, and was just going to call to the pony to come and be fastened to them, when I thought I heard a noise.
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After wandering about for some time, and meeting with various adventures, in one of which I contrived to obtain a pony, cart, and certain tools, used by smiths and tinkers, I came to this place, where I amused myself with making horse-shoes, or rather pony-shoes, having acquired the art of wielding the hammer and tongs from a strange kind of smith-not him of Gretna Green-whom I knew in my childhood.
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Here I found Mr. Petulengro, Tawno Chikno, Sylvester, and others, in a great bustle, clipping and trimming certain ponies and old horses which they had brought with them.
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Sitting with faded papers before her, she took part in a series of scenes such as the taming of wild ponies upon the American prairies, or the conduct of a vast ship in a hurricane round a black promontory of rock, or in others more peaceful, but marked by her complete emancipation from her present surroundings and, needless to say, by her surpassing ability in her new vocation.
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He, however, gazed impatiently at the club-house door, where a neat pair of ponies awaited him, with servants deftly purveyed by the subtle Ram Lal.
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And then, with the air of a martyr, he disappeared, the ponies springing briskly away, leaving all baffled conjecture behind.
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Laughing in his sleeve, the object of all this sudden curiosity made a number of detours, and adroitly followed a native servant down an obscure rear street, after dismissing his pony carriage.
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Half an hour ago I was going to put my pony in its stable when I see a young man sitting there waiting.
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Sadie marked that night afterward as the last one in which she rode after those black ponies for many a day.
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You said some very rude and insulting words, and you know your poor dear mother would tell you so if she knew any thing about it, which she won't; that's one comfort; and besides you have probably offended those delightful black ponies, and it will be forever before they will take you another ride, and that's worse than all the rest.
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I do not know what the pale, grave lips would have answered to this mocking spirit, for at that moment Dr. Van Anden and the black ponies whizzed around the corner, and halted before the gate.
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Examples of Pony

Example #1
It was a cheerful omen.
Example #2
J. Shiffer had been selected as corral boss of the detachment.
Example #3
In the distance cattle were grazing, whisking the flies away.
Example #4
And he loved this country, this poor Western plain with shapely mountains enclosing the horizon.
Example #5
They were made of wood, around which was wrapped hide, while still "ʇaha-nuʞa" (green or soft).
Example #6
Saddles (cánakág¢e) were in use before the coming of the whites.