from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A stone used in mounting a horse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stone used in mounting a horse; a horse block.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A horse-block; a block to step upon when mounting a horse. Also monture.


French, from monter to mount. See montant. (Wiktionary)


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