Stirrup strap

Definitions

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

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
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