garron

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Scottish Gaelic gearran, Irish gearrán.

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garron (plural garrons)

  1. A small and usually disdained type of horse, typically bred in Scotland and Ireland.
    • 2000, George RR Martin, A Storm of Swords, Bantam 2011, page 445:
      To the west Ollo Lophand and Tim Stone were moving through the horselines, feeding and watering the remaining garrons.
    • 2009, John Sadler, Glencoe, Amberley 2009, page 37:
      For transport they might keep short, sturdy garrons: and the chief went nowhere on foot.

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