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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A saddle horse that is not a war-horse. Also: A horse suitable for a lady.

Usage examples (36)
  • The duchess keeps her palfrey in the stable.
  • Then he jumps on the maned palfrey, which is now ready for inspection.
  • According to the dictionary that comes with Mac OS X 10.5, a "palfrey" is "a docile horse used for ordinary riding."
  • Kathie and the twins and Alan have the other corner with their doll's house, a tail-less hobby horse, known both as the "palfrey" and the for more
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