: a small liqueur glass typically holding one ounce
: a literal translation of a foreign language text
especially: one used surreptitiously by students in preparing or reciting lessons
Examples of pony in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebFestivities include a carnival zone, a car show, free pony rides and a pancake breakfast fundraiser along with live music, yoga and entertainment featuring bands, dancers and magicians.—Linda McIntosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Sep. 2023 Look for a petting zoo, pony rides, inflatables, airbrush tattoos, food trucks and music by Jennifer Fletcher & The Reckoning.
Antioch Fall Wine Walk: 12-4 p.m. Sept. 23.—Annie Alleman, Chicago Tribune, 31 Aug. 2023 In the photo, Sharon Langley is an infant girl of 11 months, dressed all in white atop a carousel pony in suburban Baltimore.—Marc Ramirez, USA TODAY, 26 Aug. 2023 On July 1, the housing complex event began as an intergenerational celebration, with food, a pony ride, face painting and music.—Lee O. Sanderlin, Baltimore Sun, 18 Aug. 2023 Damp hair is best for application and make sure your hair is down since applying it while your hair is styled in a pony or braid can lead to uneven results.—Maddy Zollo Rusbosin, Southern Living, 26 July 2023 The actress showed up with her noticeably darker hair pulled back into a low pony with her blunt bangs on full display.—Julia Meehan, Peoplemag, 19 July 2023 Strawberry Shortcake, a 15-year-old pony, was taken to auction by an owner who couldn’t afford to keep her, West said.—Julie Jag, The Salt Lake Tribune, 19 July 2023 See More
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probably from obsolete French poulenet, diminutive of French poulain colt, from Old French pulain, perhaps from Medieval Latin pullamen young animal, from Latin pullus — more at foal