Countertime

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Countertime Resistance; opposition. "Give not shus the countertime to fate."
    • Countertime (Man) The resistance of a horse, that interrupts his cadence and the measure of his manege, occasioned by a bad horseman, or the bad temper of the horse.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n countertime In the manège, the resistance or hindrance of a horse that interrupts his cadence and the measure of his manège, occasioned by lack of skill in the rider or the bad temper of the horse.
    • n countertime Resistance; opposition.
    • n countertime In fencing, a pass or thrust made at a wrong or inopportune moment for the opponent, thus breaking the rhythm of his intended combination.
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