What does the word palfrey mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by S. S. Curry