What is another word for dobbin?

Pronunciation: [dˈɒbɪn] (IPA)

Dobbin is a word commonly used to describe a gentle horse used for work or riding. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to describe dobby. These synonyms include gelding, mare, stallion, and pony. Gelding and mare are terms used to refer to castrated or female horses, respectively. Stallion, on the other hand, is used to describe an uncastrated male horse. Finally, pony is a term commonly used to describe a small horse that is often used by children for riding. Each of these synonyms can be used interchangeably with dobby depending on the context in which the word is used.

What are the hypernyms for Dobbin?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Dobbin?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for dobbin (as nouns)

Usage examples for Dobbin

Even old well-fed dobbin occasionally rebels against his slavery, and released from his chains will lift his clumsy hoofs and kick, "disdainful of the dirty wheel."
"Afoot in England"
W.H. Hudson
The house itself was painfully still; there was no sound but the faint noise made by Mrs. Moran as she put down her dobbin or her scissors.
"The Maid of Maiden Lane"
Amelia E. Barr
She had pointed out to Aunt Eunice, upon that last drive up-mountain, at least twenty-five tones of green, and had seized the reins suddenly to stop old dobbin that she might gaze her full upon a decrepit cedar-tree robed and garlanded with scarlet woodbine.
"The Brass Bound Box"
Evelyn Raymond

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