Etymology
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Clydesdale

"breed of heavy draught horses," 1786, so called because they were bred in the valley of the Clyde in Scotland. The river name is perhaps literally "cleansing," from a Celtic root akin to Latin cloaca (see cloaca).

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Clydesdale from WordNet

Clydesdale (n.)
heavy feathered-legged breed of draft horse originally from Scotland;
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