horseling

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From horse +‎ -ling.

Noun[edit]

horseling (plural horselings)

  1. A young or little horse; foal; pony.
    • 1874, Bertha De Jongh, The sisters Lawless:
      Two of these that she was about to chase and fondle, were not aristocratic horselings, they were but the rough and sturdy children of rough and sturdy dams and sires ; born to the plough, and the heavy waggon, [...]
    • 2002, Dennis L. McKiernan, Dragondoom:
      Thork astride the pony raced after, the horseling running in sheer panic.

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