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See definition of harnesses on Dictionary.com
  • noungear for controlling an animal
  • verbrein in; control

synonyms for harnesses

  • belt
  • strap
  • equipment
  • tack
  • tackle
  • trappings
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The finest of these are lacquered with silver and gold, while the harnesses and whips are made of real silver and gold.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
When he wants to take a ride, he harnesses up several pairs of these dogs, and off he goes, almost as swift as the wind.
STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS: WITH PICTURES TO MATCHFRANCIS C. WOODWORTH
I have seen coach-harnesses made of them which were very firm and tough.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
Jan and Shelby could see the light flashing on their jeweled harnesses and on the weapons which they flourished defiantly.
THE REVOLT OF THE STAR MENRAYMOND GALLUN
Then the harnesses are put on the loom, the threads attached to the cylinder on which the cloth is to be wound.
THE DWELLING PLACE OF LIGHT, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
I helped to pay for that carriage, for those horses and gold-mounted harnesses, and for the silks and laces for your family.
QUESTIONABLE AMUSEMENTS AND WORTHY SUBSTITUTESJ. M. JUDY
He harnesses the steam, that for ages spent its power in the open air, and with it moves the world.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FRANK G. ALLEN, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELFRANK G. ALLEN
Harnessed up in the afternoon in order to see if the harnesses were in marching order.
AN ARTILLERYMAN'S DIARYJENKIN LLOYD JONES
Muslin prints, silkdames and dowagers, jingle of harnesses, hoofthuds lowringing in the baking causeway.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
Thus early we are able to distinguish certain differences between the knightly harnesses of Aragon and Leon.
SPANISH ARMS AND ARMOURALBERT F. CALVERT
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