Then, with wind blowing him out horizontal under the wing, he hooks a boot on that balky wheel, kicks the mother home.
O foolish minister, trying in that way to manage a balky parishioner!
You buy a lot of half-broken, bucking, balky teams because you can get 'em cheap.
But you know it's the truth that I'm balky at giving up everything in sight.
It leaked, and it steered like a balky mule, but what of that?
The horse proved to be an obstreperous, balky thing, and as contrary as a mule.
Stover came to a balky stop, hastily snatching away his derby.
I remember a balky horse that used sometimes to be in the livery barn in the city.
A balky horse ought not to be trusted to a child of your age.'
She simply rolled down to the first incline and stopped there like a balky mule.