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Definition of Palfrey

Palfrey
Palfrey Pal"frey, n. [OE. palefrai, OF. palefrei, F. palefroi, LL. palafredus, parafredus, from L. paraveredus a horse for extraordinary occasions, an extra post horse; Gr. ? along, beside + L. veredus a post horse.] 1. A saddle horse for the road, or for state occasions, as distinguished from a war horse. --Chaucer. 2. A small saddle horse for ladies. --Spenser. Call the host and bid him bring Charger and palfrey. --Tennyson.

Meaning of Palfrey from wikipedia

- A palfrey is a type of horse that was highly valued as a riding horse in the Middle Ages. It was a lighter-weight horse, usually a smooth gaited one that...
- Lisa Palfrey is a Welsh actress. She is best known for playing the roles of Gwenny in House of America (1997), Mrs. Nice in Guest House Paradiso (1999)...
- The term Palfrey may refer to: Palfrey, a light riding horse common in the Middle Ages Palfrey (surname), people with the surname Palfrey Palfrey, West Midlands...
- John Gorham Palfrey VII (born 1972) is an American educator, scholar, and law professor. He is an authority on the legal aspects of emerging media, and...
- Yolande Anne Elissa Palfrey (29 March 1957 – 9 April 2011) was a British actress. She appeared in many BBC programmes including Pennies from Heaven, Measure...
- Deborah Jeane Palfrey (March 18, 1956 – May 1, 2008), dubbed the D.C. Madam by the news media, operated Pamela Martin and ****ociates, an escort agency...
- Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont is a 2005 US-produced comedy-drama film based on the 1971 novel by Elizabeth Taylor. It was directed by Dan Ireland and...
- William Palfrey (1741–1780) was an American Patriot. William Palfrey was born February 24, 1741 in Boston, M****achusetts. In 1769, Palfrey was Substitute...
- Quentin Palfrey (born April 29, 1974) is an American lawyer, policymaker, and political candidate. He previously served as the Executive Director of the...
- Palfrey is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Daf Palfrey (born 1973), Welsh television, film and video director, producer and writer...
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