Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of staddle.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Under the staddles was a long tethering chain, used to prevent the escape of errant horses.

    Far from the Madding Crowd

  • Under the staddles was a long tethering chain, used to prevent the escape of errant horses.

    Far from the Madding Crowd

  • The Plover Warden Diaries: haystacks, hay staddles, history skip to main

    haystacks, hay staddles, history

  • The current Nepalese government has been unflinching in it's support for it's large northern neighbour, helping the Chinese government to prevent protests near or on Mount Everest as a special Chinese Olympic Torch makes it's way to the summit of the famous peak - which staddles the border of Tibet and Nepal - as part of the Olympic Torch relay.

    Over 100 Tibetan protestors arrested in Nepal

  • Even as you may see in coppice woods; if you leave your staddles too thick, you shall never have clean underwood, but shrubs and bushes.

    The Essays

  • At that date the weakened portions of the original mediaeval structure were pulled down and cleared away, old jambs being carried off for rick-staddles, and the foliated timbers of the hall roof making themselves useful as fancy chairs in the summer-houses of rising inns.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • It wasn't the best o 'walking, for logs were thick, and the grape-vines tript me some; and I had to nod and squirl for the staddles and limbs.

    Summerfield or, Life on a Farm

  • But not a second was to be lost; for the scream shook the staddles, and rung and rolled.

    Summerfield or, Life on a Farm

  • I hoped that they would leave before daylight, without discovering me; but just as the sparrows on the roof were twittering a greeting to the dawn, as ill luck would have it, one of the men spied my coat, spread on staddles against the wall to dry.

    Humphrey Bold A Story of the Times of Benbow

  • Here he leant against one of the staddles, and gave himself up to patience.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

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