E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
The favourite palfrey of Mary Queen of Scots. (See HORSE.)
I could almost swear I am at this moment mounted on my own favourite Rosabelie, who was never matched in Scotland for swiftness, for ease of motion, and for sureness of foot,Sir W. Scott: The Abbot, chap. xxxvi.