Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb On horseback.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb On the back of a horse; horseback.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb on the back of a horse
  • adjective traveling on horseback

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Men ahorseback and Aiel Maidens; not common companions.

    A Crown of Swords

  • On the trail she was a mosquito afoot, a jockey ahorseback.

    Gigolo

  • "Waal, I'm more used ter doin 'my fightin' ahorseback than from a loco, but I guess it goes here," chimed in Pete.

    The Border Boys Across the Frontier

  • He was unaware of the machinery of orders that started the charge, although from the corners of his eyes he saw an officer, who looked like a boy ahorseback, come galloping, waving his hat.

    The Red Badge of Courage

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.