Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


In a modified degree the side-saddle is displaced by the common mode of girthing.

Looking out over the pillow of my cot I saw Ted among the trees, girthing the pack-saddle on Jerry.

Any wrinkles in the skin caused by the girthing should be smoothed away by passing the fingers between the girths and the horse.

He was just girthing up old Bosun, and I was wrestling with Sirdar, who didn't want his crupper on.

The Hermit had taken Norah's saddle and placed it on Bobs, girthing it up with the quick movements of a practised hand.

Puck might girdle the earth for forty cents, but he could earn forty dollars in girthing a cadet Mule.

Next tie a piece of cord round his girthing place, the two ends on the ridge of his back.