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Rosabelle

The favourite palfrey of Mary Queen of Scots. (See Horse.)

“I could almost swear I am at this moment mounted on my own favourite Rosabelle, who was never matched in Scotland for swiftness, for ease of motion, and for sureness of foot,” —Sir W. Scott: The Abbot, chap. xxxvi.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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