Once the Percheron tried to get to his knees, then sank back wearily in the straw.
I once knew a cock whose favourite haunt was the back of a Percheron mare in the stable.
As we have said before, the Percheron breed of horses came from France.
The Shetland pony and the Percheron draught-horse are the two extremes of size.
Of the heavy-flanked Percheron breed of horse are the ladies on the canvases of Cézanne.
It was a black horse of gigantic build like a Percheron, with feet as large as a half-bushel measure, and a huge rough mane.
Sid romped home like a Percheron colt and Bacon got to first.
He keeps full bred Hereford cattle and also Clydesdale and Percheron horses upon his place.
We found the Oregon mare girthed nearly a foot more round the body behind the shoulders than the Percheron horse.
He makes a specialty of raising Durham cattle and he is also engaged in raising Percheron horses and high grade hogs.
1875, from French Percheron, adjective formed from le Perche, region south of Normandy where horses were bred that were strong, light, and fast.