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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of untack.


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  • Vicki Phillips brought cups of tea out to the farmyard as we untacked the horses and gave them their feed of pony nuts before turning them out in a field nearby.

    Wales: a cross-country adventure on horseback

  • So I untacked Qtee and tacked up Apollo making sure to "wear the largest spurs I owned".

    Ode to Apollo

  • I untacked Charm, groomed him, and turned him loose in his stall.

    Canterwood Crest Triple Fault

  • M had a great day at the barn -- apparently she groomed and walked a few horses, and untacked another horse when there was some kind of trailer emergency, and wrote a few letters and called a vet regarding some medication for two recently gelded stallions.

    readersguide Diary Entry

  • He untacked them and made three trips to the cave, hauling the Federals 'gear to rest with them, all but for one haversack.

    Cold Mountain

  • However, until the horses and mules were untacked and groomed, he wouldn't be free to join the conference.

    Through Wolfs Eyes

  • In his den, the deceased had a floor safe-with no record of its purchase or installation-neatly hidden by an untacked segment of the wall-to-wall carpeting.

    Clear and Present Danger

  • Leave that portion within a foot of each end untacked.

    Golden Days for Boys and Girls Volume VIII, No 25: May 21, 1887

  • The tacking together of the stems of the grass is commonly continued a good deal higher up on one side than on the other, and it is through or between the untacked stems opposite to this that the tiny entrance exists.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

  • Aidol was untacked and put away and more importantly looked none the worse for wear.

    MiKael's Mania - Arabian Horses


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