Definition of pit pony in English:

pit pony

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British historical
  • A pony that hauled loads in a coal mine.
    More example sentences
    • A young man learns the value of honesty as he befriends a mine pit pony.
    • Though small of stature, Harvey was built like a pit pony and had the rough-hewn features of a Klondiker.
    • When they closed that mine in 1990 the pit ponies were released into a green field on a neighbouring farm.

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