Clydesdale

noun
Clydes·​dale | \ ˈklīdz-ˌdāl How to pronounce Clydesdale (audio) \

Definition of Clydesdale

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: any of a breed of heavy draft horses originally from Clydesdale, Scotland with long silky hair on the legs

Clydesdale

geographical name
Clydes·​dale | \ ˈklīdz-ˌdāl How to pronounce Clydesdale (audio) \

Definition of Clydesdale (Entry 2 of 2)

valley of the upper Clyde River in Scotland

First Known Use of Clydesdale

Noun

1786, in the meaning defined above

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“Clydesdale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clydesdale. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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Clydesdale

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Clydesdale

: a type of very large, heavy horse that is used to pull wagons

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