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synonyms for reata

  • lasso
  • noose
  • riata
  • tether
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How to use reata in a sentence

The Indians were expert not only with the bow but with the reata as well, and many Spaniards were lassoed and slain.
THE SPANISH PIONEERSCHARLES F. LUMMIS
Then he raised his eyes, measured the distance and turning the reata forcibly round his head, hurled it into Doa Anita's balcony.
THE TIGER-SLAYERGUSTAVE AIMARD
He drew a few steps nearer, undid the reata fastened round his loins, and held it in his right hand.
THE TIGER-SLAYERGUSTAVE AIMARD
The Mexican and the man who had come so luckily to his help had securely tied the Indian with a reata.
THE TIGER-SLAYERGUSTAVE AIMARD
A reata, rolled up and fastened to the saddle-bow, allowed them to be recognised as partisans from the Mexican frontiers.
THE GOLD-SEEKERSGUSTAVE AIMARD
When necessary, the reata was lowered to the level of the ground, to accommodate passers-by.
SIXTY YEARS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 1853-1913HARRIS NEWMARK
It did not last long, but though it was so rapid, Brighteye had taken advantage of the transient gleam to hurl his reata.
THE INDIAN SCOUTGUSTAVE AIMARD
The Canadian took the reata hanging at the saddlebow, and swinging it round his head, awaited the gleam of the next flash.
THE INDIAN SCOUTGUSTAVE AIMARD
She pulled my hair wickedly for those slippers, and I got a reata on my back from my grandmother for that running away.
THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
Rhodes scowled and began uncoiling a reata in case it would be needed to tie Miguel in the saddle.
THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO REATA

  • lasso
  • noose
  • reata
  • riata
  • tether
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.