Tennessee walking horse

noun
Ten·​nes·​see walking horse | \ˈte-nə-ˌsē- \

Definition of Tennessee walking horse 

: any of an American breed of large easy-gaited saddle horses largely of standardbred and Morgan ancestry

called also Tennessee walker

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Tennessee walking horse

First Known Use of Tennessee walking horse

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tennessee walking horse

Tennessee, state of U.S.

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