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horse-furniture

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The trappings of a horse, including saddle, bridle, etc.; the housings, caparison, and (if an armored war-horse) bards or armor.

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Examples

  • "This horse-furniture is absolutely unsuitable to you; your age is an obstacle to the use of it."

    Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers

  • The fact is, as I afterwards found out, the rogue had already taken possession of my property, which consisted of clothes, trunks, bedding, horse-furniture, pipes, etc., having himself been the cause of denouncing me to the Shah.

    The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan

  • If she also relieved the noble animal of his heavy saddle and horse-furniture, gave him water as well as corn, and shook down the dry furze for his bed, she must have had the courage and skill of a feminine Rarey; and we fear her dress of faded silk came out of the stable in a very dilapidated condition.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866

  • He waved his hand toward a ring fastened on a tree, and a lance and horse-furniture leaning against the trunk.

    Days of the Discoverers

  • Prince John, ` ` or I will have thy swarthy hide stript off, and tanned for horse-furniture. ''

    Ivanhoe

  • When the trumpet-major, half buried in his uniform, arms, and horse-furniture, drew near to the spot where the Lovedays were waiting to see him pass, his father turned anxiously to

    The Trumpet-Major

  • I am giving away my old horses, and anybody is welcome to my saddles and horse-furniture.

    Autobiography of Anthony Trollope

  • “Of course there must be the necessary horse-furniture,” said Lady Eustace, retiring to the castle.

    The Eustace Diamonds

  • "Of course there must be the necessary horse-furniture," said Lady Eustace, retiring to the castle.

    The Eustace Diamonds

  • The arms, armor, weapons, and horse-furniture of the Moslem were identical with the Italian's; and it being for the challenged party to determine with what the duel should be fought, whether with axe, sword, lance or bow, the son of Isfendiar chose the latter, and made ready while advancing.

    The Prince of India — Volume 02

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