Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ride.

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Examples

  • Meanwhile Ikrimah returned to his own house and found that his wife had missed him and asked for him, and when they told her of his riding forth, she misdoubted of him, and said to him, “Verily the Wali of Al – Jazirah rideth not abroad after such an hour of the night, unattended and secretly, save to a wife or a mistress.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The bright spot upon its summit is a dome of yellow laton from Andalusia, vaulted upon ten columns; and on its crown is a horseman who rideth a horse of brass and holdeth in hand a lance of laton; and there hangeth on his bosom a tablet of lead graven with names and talismans.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • To him that rideth upon the heavens of heavens, which were of old; lo, he doth send out his voice, and that a mighty voice.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Behold, the LORD rideth upon a swift cloud, and shall come into Egypt: and the idols of Egypt shall be moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • There is none like unto the God of Jeshurun, who rideth upon the heaven in thy help, and in his excellency on the sky.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Neither shall he stand that handleth the bow; and he that is swift of foot shall not deliver himself: neither shall he that rideth the horse deliver himself.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • And ye shall understand, that the emperor, in his proper person, rideth not as other great lords do beyond, but if he list to go privily with few men, for to be unknown.

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And when he hath no war, but rideth with a privy meinie, then he hath borne before him but one cross of tree, without painting and without gold or silver or precious stones, in remembrance that Jesu Christ suffered death upon a cross of tree.

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And no man rideth before him of his company, but all after him.

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • He that rideth before, is a yong Gentleman, and our Kinsman, who is newly elected Abbot of one of the best Abbeys in England, and because he is more yong in yeeres, then the decrees for such a dignity do allow, we travaile with him to Rome, to entreat our Holy

    The Decameron

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