One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A horse or rider possessing considerable stamina, or capable of traversing rough terrain (now chiefly Australian).
2Informal a hard-living person; a person whose lifestyle is characterized by overindulgence or vigorous pleasure-seeking (now rare; chiefly Irish English in later use).
Late 18th century; earliest use found in The Morning Chronicle.
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