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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PINTO

He leaned over the saddle and spurred the pinto into his racing gait.

Moreover, Andy watched, and when the pairs halted he made the pinto weave.

And the pinto, for all his courage, could not meet that handicap and beat it.

Never had the pinto dodged his share of honest running, and this day was no exception.

He reined the pinto under the trees to look up at that tall, black mass.

Well, the boy runs his eye over the bunch, and then picks the pinto right off.

And he's promised to pay for the pinto, so that don't make him a crook.

Big-foot, you and Curley stay here until the Pinto gets back.

Cervantes had before designated Pinto as the "prince of liars."

And I've told you a hundred times not to mention Pinto or any of the other men in this business!

WORD ORIGIN

1860, "a horse marked black and white," from American Spanish pinto, literally "painted, spotted," from Spanish, from Vulgar Latin *pinctus, variant of Latin pictus "painted," past participle of pingere "to paint" (see paint (v.)). Pinto bean is attested from 1916, so called for its markings.

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