Clydesdale

Clydesdale

[klahydz-deyl]
noun
one of a Scottish breed of strong, hardy draft horses, having a feathering of long hairs along the backs of the legs.

Origin:
1780–90; after Clydesdale, Scotland

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Clydesdale (ˈklaɪdzˌdeɪl)
 
n
a heavy powerful breed of carthorse, originally from Scotland

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Clydesdale
"breed of heavy draught horses," 1786, so called because they were bred in the valley of the Clyde in Scotland.
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