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pit pony

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Gas, coal, oil, Animals
pit ponyˈpit ˌpony noun [countable]  TPGHBAa small horse that was used in the past for moving coal in a mine in Britain
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pit ponyHe had spent his working life down the local pit and drove a pit pony when he first went underground.
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