Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A suit adapted for riding.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • “Help me to do on a plainer riding-suit, Varney,” said the

    Kenilworth

  • In spite of his more serious subjects of distress, Tressilian could not help feeling that he, with his riding-suit, however handsome it might be, made rather an unworthy figure among these “fierce vanities,” and the rather because he saw that his deshabille was the subject of wonder among his own friends, and of scorn among the partisans of Leicester.

    Kenilworth

  • She even had to admit to herself a certain sensation of relief after she had bathed her aching head and throat, and substituted a thin, silk wrap for the torn, stained riding-suit.

    The Sheik

  • Whilst she was in Leith Roads, in the Eltham, he presented her with a handsome riding-suit, in plain mounting, and some fine linen for riding-shirts.

    Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 Volume III.

  • Bob was just the kind of fellow every boy wants to grow into -- big, well-made, splendidly manly; he looked jolly in his riding-suit.

    Queensland Cousins

  • She laid her hand on his arm, and through the sleeve of his thin riding-suit he felt the chill of her slender fingers.

    Afterwards

  • "Oh, Virginia!" she cried to the girl in the riding-suit.

    Virginia of Elk Creek Valley

  • She was clad in a new riding-suit, which had been worn only during a few trembling and never-to-be-forgotten moments of the day before, when Donald had led the oldest and safest horse on the ranch to and fro beneath the cottonwoods.

    Virginia of Elk Creek Valley

  • She wore a buckskin riding-suit which she had made herself, and its soft gray with the touches of red beads was mightily becoming to her.

    The Man of the Forest

  • Bo was white; her sombrero was gone and her hair undone; there were blood and dirt on her face, and her riding-suit was torn and muddy.

    The Man of the Forest

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