Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of hackamore.

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Examples

  • Ezra had a cot for Emaline in a room where he kept a gathering of old saddles, blankets, bridles, lariats, spurs, halters and harnesses, hackamores and martingales, short-handled quirts, a pair of the long black bullwhips they had used when he and Eli were freighting with ox teams in South Dakota with their father, Eb Paint.

    Come Again No More

  • La Surtidora - located smack dab in the center of Portal Hidalgo, sells everything a person could ever want, from staples like chiles and beans to the ubiquitous Ramen soup, at least ten different kinds of rope, mouse traps and powdered Niagara starch, photocopies and hackamores, to soft candy and hard liquor.

    The Serene Magic Of Patzcuaro

  • None wore bridles, or even hackamores, and none bore a saddle.

    The Order War

  • And there were hair macartas and hackamores, and two pairs of her father's old spurs, and her father's stock saddle and chaps and slicker and hat; and a jelly glass half full of rattlesnake rattles, and her mother's old checked sunbonnet, -- the kind with pasteboard ` ` slats. ''

    Jean of the Lazy A

  • They roped a couple of the wandering horses, improvised hackamores from the rope cut in two, and went to meet Judith.

    Judith of Blue Lake Ranch

  • Dismounting, they made impromptu hackamores of their ropes and mounted bareback, leaving their own saddles empty for Kendric and Barlow.

    Daughter of the Sun A Tale of Adventure

  • And there were hair macartas and hackamores, and two pairs of her father's old spurs, and her father's stock saddle and chaps and slicker and hat; and a jelly glass half full of rattlesnake rattles, and her mother's old checked sunbonnet, -- the kind with pasteboard

    Jean of the Lazy A

  • And then there are saddle blankets in many colors and designs, horse blankets not the same as saddle blankets for every occasion, and snaffle bits, grazing bits, wonder bits, Tom Thumb bits and hackamores.

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  • Buckaroos, a corruption of the Spanish word vaquero, follow many of the Old California traditions, braiding their own bridles and hackamores, and throwing long ropes that give them more room to slow a calf without hurting their horse.

    WSBTV.com - Local News

  • From where he sat, he could see both the southern and northern borders of his property, the railed pastures he watered with wheel lines, the machine shed where he parked his tractor and his four-stall barn and his tack room filled with bridles and snaffle bits and saddles and hackamores and head stalls and three-inch-diameter braided rope leads and horsefly spray and worming syringes and hoof clippers and wood rasps, the poplar trees he had planted as windbreaks, his pale, closely clipped lawn that looked like a putting green in a desert, his flower beds that he constantly weeded and mulched and fertilized and watered by hand every morning.

    Rain Gods

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