Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large leather flap that covers the saddletree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large leather flap which covers the saddletree.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The leather flap which covers a saddletree.

Etymologies

Spanish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The mail was carried in a specially designed four-pouch container called a mochila Spanish for “rucksack”, which fit over the saddle horn and could be transferred from one horse to another in a matter of seconds.

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

  • The mochila is a large covering for a saddle made of very heavy leather and comes low on the horse's side, thereby affording great protection to horses in cases like this.

    Thirty-One Years on the Plains and In the Mountains

  • Na verdade, sonho com ela há anos, como um paraíso distante a ser explorado; destino daquela que seria a minha maior viagem pelo Brasil; roteiro que planejo intimamente, a ser percorrido de mochila nas costas - sem planos e sem destino.

    In Brazil, National Park Under Threat from Illegal Fires

  • Cargando la mochila en las espaldas y el agua en frente, llevas el peso de manera balanceada.

    Las Montanas: Tres Hermanas

  • Una buena mochila y algo similar a CamelBack (R) para agua es una necesidad.

    Las Montanas: Tres Hermanas

  • Un manitas con el repujado en cuero ha realizado esta mochila que hará las delicias de cualquier fanático de la ciencia ficción.

    Dragon Mask

  • Es una de las mejores ideas para mochila que he visto nunca, está muy trabajada, creo que hecha a mano, solo que tiene forma de dragón que llevas adosado a las espalda y asoma la cabeza por encima de tu hombro.

    Dragon Mask

  • He opened his mochila and lifted a small handful of the dry leaves, which sifted gently through his fingers.

    One River

  • I watched Adalberto cast a spent quid into the fire and take more leaves from his mochila.

    One River

  • Across each shoulder hung a mochila, a woven bag decorated with brilliant geometric designs in crimson, the same color as the stripe that ran down his tunic.

    One River

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