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stock horse

noun, Western U.S.
1.
a horse or pony used in herding cattle.
Origin of stock horse
1860-1865
1860-65
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  • They knew every foot of every trail in a badly broken country, and Chief, though sure-footed, was not a stock horse.

    The Land of Strong Men Arthur M. Chisholm

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