Origin of Clydesdaleafter Clydesdale, the valley of the River Clyde, where the breed originated
any of a breed of large, heavy draft horse, usually bay, brown, or black with areas of white on the face and shanks and with heavily feathered legs
A large powerful draft horse of a breed developed in the Clyde River valley of Scotland, having long white hair on the lower legs.
Named because they were bred in the valley of the Clyde in Scotland.
- But increasing extent in the North-West Provinces, the breeds being mainly the Clydesdale and the Shire.
- The Commercial, the Union and the Clydesdale banks are in George Street, the National.
- Coal-mines are worked in various districts in the north near the Vaal, notably at Vierfontein, and at Clydesdale, which lies a few miles south of Vereeniging.
- North British or Caledonian railway or both, are Bothwell Park, Carfin, Chapelhall, Bellshill (pop. 8786), Holytown, Mossend, Newarthill,Uddingston (pop. 7463), Clydesdale, Hamilton Palace, Colliery Rows and Tennochside.
- In the south of Scotland the larger streams flow in wide open valleys called dales, as in Clydesdale, Tweeddale, Teviotdale, Liddesdale, Eskdale, Nithsdale.