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pony

PO'NY, n. A small horse.




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PO'NY, n. A small horse.


PO'NY, n.

A small horse.


Po"ny
  1. A small horse.
  2. Twenty-five pounds sterling.

    [Slang, Eng.]
  3. A translation or a key used to avoid study in getting lessons; a crib.

    [College Cant]
  4. A small glass of beer.

    [Slang]

    Pony chaise, a light, low chaise, drawn by a pony or a pair of ponies. -- Pony engine, a small locomotive for switching cars from one track to another. [U.S.] -- Pony truck (Locomotive Engine), a truck which has only two wheels. -- Pony truss (Bridge Building), a truss which has so little height that overhead bracing can not be used.

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PO'NY, noun A small horse.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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possessory

POSSESS'ORY, a. Having possession; as a possessory lord.

Possessory action, in law, an action or suit in which the right of possession only, and not that of property, is contested.

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