palfrey

Part of speech: noun

A gentle, easy saddle - horse, as for a lady.

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Usage examples "palfrey":

  1. Now the train began to move towards the hunt, in all about a hundred persons, and in front rode her Grace upon an ambling palfrey, dressed in a riding- habit of green velvet, and wearing a yellow hat with plumes. - "Sidonia The Sorceress V1", William Mienhold.
  2. The clothes she needed were soon found in the Ortlieb mansion, and she was then carried in a sedan- chair to the castle with her wardrobe, whilst the groom led her palfrey after her. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. Yet, when his mistress issues forth, a changed woman, with transfigured face and a look of determination, he obeys her least motion, brings her palfrey, and thus aids in her escape. - "Browning and the Dramatic Monologue", S. S. Curry.