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garron

/ˈɡærən/
noun
1.
a small sturdy pony bred and used chiefly in Scotland and Ireland
Word Origin
C16: from Gaelic gearran
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  • As shrewd a rascal as garron needed just such a place to settle on.

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
  • It was long after midnight when garron paid his score under the tent.

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
  • It was then, only, that he got a sup of the whiskey; and Corney gave the garron a hint with his wooden leg, to be going.

  • Once, when she left him for two days, garron threatened to kill himself.

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
  • The people have the old saying still when they want to praise anyone, "May you have the strength of Patrick's garron!"

  • The night young garron arrived was at the moment of the highest tides.

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
  • Without another word she started back to the hut, garron following his mate and his son in silence.

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
  • She thought too, of her own life with garron—of all its miserly hardships.

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
  • By night none but as clever a poacher as garron could have found his way across the labyrinth of bogs, ditches and pitfalls.

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
  • "Perhaps you have not as much gold in the house as the garron can carry," said the saint.

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