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  • n. Plural form of stablehand.


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  • Here, it is not uncommon for local residents to open their homes to flat tire victims, granting them food and lodging for the night while their stablehands patch the tube and send the rider off rested and well nourished the following morn.

    BSNYC Road Dairy: Last Stop Portland

  • Being a staple at the track for so many decades, Tony had struck up friendships and always had the lowdown from the stablehands.

    Morning Promise

  • Alas, she's trapped in a movie that seems unaware that wise Negro stablehands and drooling Faulknerian man-children have gone out of style for a very good reason.

    GreenCine Daily: Sundance. Hounddog.

  • My father puts rifles in the arms of the stablehands and the Indians.

    Tours of the Black Clock

  • That seems the most obvious and direct method, but what a chore it must have been, especially for stablehands.

    thoughts on fingers

  • These were also the living quarters of the head coachman, two grooms, and four young stablehands who slept in a loft above the stables.


  • But Luke and the boys beside him were stablehands, the lowest of the low, so even though they had to line up outside at six A.M., sometimes it was six thirty or even seven before the sergeant stalked down the row.

    Among the Free

  • But some months before, Trism explained, sloppy stablehands had left behind a bucket of cleansing solvent helpful in disinfecting the floors of their stone stalls.

    Son of a Witch

  • Alberich being Alberich, he saw to Kantors tack himself, except for the fancy 'show" or -parade" tack, so it wasnt really any inconvenience to the stablehands, either, for Kantor to have his everyday kit down here.

    Exile's Valor

  • : They let the stablehands take their Companions in,: Kantor told him.

    Exile's Valor


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