one of a hardy breed of riding horses, developed in the North American West, having a mottled hide, vertically striped hoofs, and eyes that show a relatively large proportion of white.
a breed of horse, originally from America, typically having a spotted rump
breed of horses favored by Indian tribes in U.S. West, 1849, either from Opelousa in Louisiana or from Palouse Indians, who lived near the river of that name in Idaho, in which case it probably is a Nez Percé word. Opelousa is perhaps from Choctaw api losa “black body;” while Palouse is from Sahaptin palou:s “what is standing up in the water.”
land or some other source of revenue assigned for the maintenance of a member of the family of a ruling house. whatever belongs rightfully or appropriately to one’s rank or station in life. a natural or necessary accompaniment; adjunct. Historical Examples It was enough for him that an appanage of Royalty had said that some […]
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. . apparent apparently
an organization or existing power structure, especially a political one: a position of leadership within the party apparat; The chess apparat is not eager to change tournament rules. Historical Examples Pforzheim fell sidewise against the pink wall of petrol tins, still hung up by his apparat, and dribbling scarlet over the pink. The Messenger Elizabeth […]