A powerful draught horse of a grey or black breed, originally from France.
- I've also always loved those gigantic draft horses, like percherons and clydesdales and whatnot.
- His percherons competed beautifully in all their classes and took home a handful of ribbons.
- First, he is arrested for the murder of the actress, the percheron having been found tethered outside her apartment building.
Late 19th century: from French, originally bred in le Perche, the name of a district of northern France.
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