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synonyms for surcingle

  • cinch
  • strap
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How to use surcingle in a sentence

If so, this method was improved on during the next half-century, for the rope is now attached to a surcingle.
THE GATES OF INDIATHOMAS HOLDICH
She had risen and with both hands had laid hold upon the crosspiece of my main surcingle and was striving to drag me inside.
THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
This was usually done on the circus saddle, although some of us could do it on the bareback horse with only a surcingle.
TROOPER 3809LIONEL DECLE
At breakfast the waiters strapped up each boarder with a stout surcingle.
MISS RAVENEL'S CONVERSION FROM SECESSION TO LOYALTYJ. W. DE FOREST
Surcingle, sur′sing-gl, n. a girth or strap for holding a saddle on an animal's back: the girdle of a cassock.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
And he tightened the surcingle himself with such a jerk that the mare plunged and he struck her.
THE FOUR POOLS MYSTERYJEAN WEBSTER
The surcingle is then buckled over the saddle, and should be a little looser than the cincha.
MANUAL FOR NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES OF CAVALRY OF THE ARMYWAR DEPARTMENT.
As a saddle swings around on anything but a horse, it is easier to ride bulls and mules with a surcingle.
UNEXPLORED!ALLEN CHAFFEE
If the girths and saddle are not very strong, put a broad, thin strap—a surcingle will do—over all.
HORSEMANSHIP FOR WOMENTHEODORE HOE MEAD
By using the loose straps and surcingle I managed to pack my outfit in one bundle.
A BOY TROOPER WITH SHERIDANSTANTON P. ALLEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SURCINGLE

  • cinch
  • strap
  • surcingle
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