Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of lasso.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The CD lassoes the dark allure of Broadway, the infectious feel of swing and the O'Brien-Moore family's resonant singing.

    Sharon Glassman: Mollie O'Brien: New CD, Saintly Sinnin' Sound

  • One observer watched two Comanche women set out at full speed with lassoes and each rope a bounding antelope on the first throw.34 Women had their own mounts, as well as mules and gentle horses for packing.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • Yet here and there one could almost hear the footsteps of the Muses: in that beautiful San Francisco, for instance, under a sky of untroubled blue, by the edge of that marble Greek theater at Berkeley College, or in those ornamental gardens a little southward where the policemen ride among the pepper trees and the palm trees with lassoes before them on the saddle.

    Later Articles and Reviews

  • Then shes out again, swiveling those pheromones like lassoes.

    The Fortunes of Indigo Skye

  • Six mounted rancheros threw lassoes trying to catch the bull's hind hooves.

    Receiving end of a Mexican rodeo (recibimiento á las fiestas taurinas)

  • Waving lassoes overhead the rancheros drove him back into the bullpen.

    Receiving end of a Mexican rodeo (recibimiento á las fiestas taurinas)

  • Some 50 cowboys rode ponies in Theodore Roosevelt's 1905 parade, waving their lassoes.

    Times Change, but Circus Mood Endures

  • Expect to see lassoes draped over fences, performances by country stars such as Jack Ingram, and female attendees in "full-length sequined ball gowns, large Texas hair and eel-skin cowboy boots," says Jenifer Sarver, the society's historian and media chairwoman.

    Washington's Woodstock

  • Most times you got six or eight guys to surround one with spears and lassoes.

    Burning Tower

  • The other natives dismounted, and put two lassoes round his horns, slipping the first into the same position, and vaulted into their saddles before he was on his legs.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

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