Cleveland bay

noun
Cleve·​land bay | \ ˈklēv-lənd- How to pronounce Cleveland bay (audio) \

Definition of Cleveland bay

: any of a breed of large strong horses of English origin that are uniformly bay with black legs, mane, and tail

First Known Use of Cleveland bay

1796, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cleveland bay

Cleveland, former district in North Yorkshire, England

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“Cleveland bay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cleveland%20bay. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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