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synonyms for girthing

  • adhere
  • affix
  • attach
  • bolt
  • glue
  • nail
  • screw
  • solder
  • tighten
  • truss
  • weld
  • anchor
  • band
  • bar
  • batten
  • belt
  • bind
  • bond
  • brace
  • button
  • catch
  • cement
  • chain
  • cleave
  • close
  • cohere
  • connect
  • couple
  • embed
  • establish
  • fix
  • girth
  • grip
  • hitch
  • hold
  • hook
  • implant
  • infix
  • jam
  • knot
  • lace
  • leash
  • link
  • lock
  • lodge
  • moor
  • mortise
  • rivet
  • rope
  • seal
  • set
  • settle
  • stick
  • strengthen
  • string
  • tag
  • tie
  • unite
  • wedge
  • freeze to
  • hitch on
  • hook up
  • make firm
  • stay put
  • tack on
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antonyms for girthing

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  • detach
  • disconnect
  • disjoin
  • let go
  • loose
  • loosen
  • release
  • separate
  • unfasten
  • allow
  • confuse
  • destroy
  • discourage
  • displace
  • dissuade
  • divide
  • forget
  • free
  • halt
  • leave
  • lose
  • open
  • permit
  • refuse
  • remove
  • unfix
  • unhitch
  • unlace
  • unlock
  • unseal
  • unsettle
  • unstick
  • untie
  • unchain
  • unlink
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How to use girthing in a sentence

Next tie a piece of cord round his girthing place, the two ends on the ridge of his back.
HINTS ON HORSEMANSHIP, TO A NEPHEW AND NIECEGEORGE GREENWOOD
He was just girthing up old Bosun, and I was wrestling with Sirdar, who didn't want his crupper on.
A LITTLE BUSH MAIDMARY GRANT BRUCE
The Hermit had taken Norah's saddle and placed it on Bobs, girthing it up with the quick movements of a practised hand.
A LITTLE BUSH MAIDMARY GRANT BRUCE
Puck might girdle the earth for forty cents, but he could earn forty dollars in girthing a cadet Mule.
THE ARMY MULE AND OTHER WAR SKETCHESHENRY A. CASTLE
In a modified degree the side-saddle is displaced by the common mode of girthing.
RIDING FOR LADIESW. A. KERR
Any wrinkles in the skin caused by the girthing should be smoothed away by passing the fingers between the girths and the horse.
HOW WOMEN SHOULD RIDEC. DE HURST
Looking out over the pillow of my cot I saw Ted among the trees, girthing the pack-saddle on Jerry.
THE RECORD OF NICHOLAS FREYDONA. J. (ALEC JOHN) DAWSON
Tight girthing has very much the same effect on the horse as tight lacing has on the rider.
RIDING AND DRIVING FOR WOMENBELLE BEACH
A round, plump horse with low withers will need tighter girthing than a better shaped one.
THE AMERICAN HORSEWOMANELIZABETH KARR
The entire load is then secured to the animal's back, by moderate girthing.
THE ART OF TRAVELFRANCIS GALTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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