DSAE test file

Boer pony, noun phrase

Origin:
Afrikaans
Boerperd.
1915 Rand Daily Mail 1 Feb.Most everyone who went through the South African war will agree..that the Boer pony was vastly superior for the mounted arm of the service than the imported horse.
1990 J. Theron in Farmer’s Weekly 20 Apr. (Sporting Horse) 14At the time of the Boer War..large numbers were still to be found on farms. They were inbred Cape Horses and were generally known as ‘Boerperde’ or ‘Boer Ponies’.
Boerperd.

Visualise Quotations

Quotation summary

Senses

19151990