Waler definition

wālər
A saddle horse of a hardy breed developed in Australia and widely used by British and Australian military forces from the mid-1800s through World War I.
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An Australian saddle horse of mixed breed, raised chiefly in New South Wales, exported to India for military use in the 19th cent.
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(India) A light saddle horse of mixed breed imported from Australia.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
waler
Plural:
walers

Origin of waler

  • After New South Wales –er

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From (New South) Wale(s) + -er.

    From Wiktionary