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EtymologyEdit

Middle English, from Anglo-Norman palefrei (steed), from Old French palefroi, from Late Latin paraverēdus (post horse, spare horse), from Ancient Greek παρά (pará)+ Latin verēdus (post horse), from Gaulish *werēdos (horse) (compare Welsh gorwydd (horse)), from Proto-Celtic *uɸorēdos (horse).

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NounEdit

palfrey (plural palfreys)

  1. (historical) A small horse with a smooth, ambling gait, popular in the Middle Ages with nobles and women.

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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman palefrei (steed), from Old French palefroi, from Late Latin paraverēdus (post horse, spare horse), from Ancient Greek παρά (pará) + Latin verēdus (post horse), from Gaulish *werēdos (horse), from Proto-Celtic *uɸorēdos (horse).

NounEdit

palfrey (plural palfreys)

  1. palfrey

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