Stirrup strap


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stirrup strap the strap which attaches a stirrup to the saddle. See Stirrup, 1.
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In literature:

Herky dismounted, and began fumbling with the stirrup straps.
"The Young Forester" by Zane Grey
When he used any support at all he stuck his feet through the straps above the stirrups.
"Tales of lonely trails" by Zane Grey
Corral the horses, and I'll shorten up the stirrup straps on Forrest's saddle.
"Wells Brothers" by Andy Adams
Moreover, their rifles were not strapped beneath the stirrup leathers, but were carried across the pommels of the saddles.
"Mavericks" by William MacLeod Raine
Hal sat on the porch replacing with rivets the torn strap of a stirrup.
"The Sheriff's Son" by William MacLeod Raine
Todd looked it over, the broad hair girths fore and aft, the big cinch rings and strong stirrup straps.
"The Wrong Woman" by Charles D. Stewart
Here hovered the squires, adjusting a stirrup, giving a last turn to a strap, or testing a bridle or girth.
"Under the Rose" by Frederic Stewart Isham
The stirrup-straps were too short, but that made no difference.
"A Little Union Scout" by Joel Chandler Harris
There was no time for him to cut the stirrup strap, or to attempt to get his hurt foot free.
"Kiddie the Scout" by Robert Leighton
He stood watching her with a smile, which she saw by glancing covertly at him while pretending to arrange the stirrup strap.
"The Trail to Yesterday" by Charles Alden Seltzer
The big fish were equipped with rubber saddles strapped around the body, and short stirrups.
"The Golden Amazons of Venus" by John Murray Reynolds
Mr. Lawton took up the stirrup and examined the leather straps critically.
"A Pasteboard Crown" by Clara Morris
The flat of the stirrup strap should rest against the leg of the mounted trooper.
"Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Cavalry of the Army" by U. S. War Department
Keep your feet under those iron straps; they're the stirrups, Lord Victor.
"The Three Sapphires" by W. A. Fraser
The stirrup-strap has galled my leg; my traitor of an attendant buckled it badly.
"With Fire and Sword" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
The saddle was of wood, and home manufacture, and from it hung two large wooden stirrups by leathern straps.
"The Backwoodsman" by Various
If his stirrup strap breaks he will fall.
"On the Field of Glory" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
Merton meanwhile had been examining the stirrup straps.
"The Oriel Window" by Mrs. Molesworth
I trudged along in the sand at his side, faithfully hanging on to his stirrup strap.
"With Fire and Sword" by Samuel H. M. Byers
A novel arrangement of the stirrup-leather, by means of the so-called "balance-strap," has of late years been used by some riders.
"The American Horsewoman" by Elizabeth Karr