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Basotho pony, noun phrase

Origin:
See Mosotho.
A hardy mountain pony bred in Lesotho from the Cape horse. See also Cape horse (Cape sense 2 a), Nooitgedacht pony (Nooitgedacht).
1877 Lady Barker Yr’s Hsekeeping 75G— has become possessed,..of an aged and long-suffering Basuto pony.
1990 J. Theron in Farmer’s Weekly 22 June (Sporting Horse) 14In 1830, Moshoeshoe, the King of the Basuto nation, came in contact with the Cape Horse and began assembling hundreds of them in Basutoland. By 1860 almost every Basuto was mounted and it was from there the Basuto pony was developed.
A hardy mountain pony bred in Lesotho from the Cape horse.

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