They sent one of their number to get a reata for that purpose.
The only thing Pete can do well is to throw the reata, broke in Scotty.
He gave the broncho a slap with the reata, not having the heart to use his spurs.
Hugh called the rope a lassrope, or a reata—this being a Spanish word meaning rope.
Then he raised his eyes, measured the distance and turning the reata forcibly ...