Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In saddlery, a strap which passes forward from the breeching-rings to the tug at the back-band.

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Examples

  • There was an angry start in one or two of the seats; one man caught at the swinging side-strap and half rose, a husky voice began, "It's a d---- d" -- and then all as suddenly subsided.

    Clarence

  • "Never sit down to eat with your sword at your side-strap it to your back for a faster draw.

    Storm Breaking

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