hitching bar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hitching bar a fixed horizontal rail to which a horse can be hitched to prevent it from straying
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Usage

In literature:

Puts it into commission herself every morning, and keeps it tuned up by the hitch-bar all day.
"The Troll Garden and Selected Stories" by Willa Cather
After a few moments the stable boy led out a horse hitched to the most ramshackle and patched-up old side-bar buggy Bob had ever beheld.
"The Rules of the Game" by Stewart Edward White
Throwing the bridles of our horses over the hitching-posts at the door, we at once made our way to the bar-room.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. II. July, 1862. No. 1." by Various
Pete hitched up his chaps and crawled over the bars.
"The Ridin' Kid from Powder River" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
For sixteen bars she succeeded, then came the hitch.
"A Popular Schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
The pony that was hitched to the bar of the windlass started to lower the cage by reversing at a jog trot.
"Bloom of Cactus" by Robert Ames Bennet
Throwing the bridles of our horses over the hitching-posts at the door, we at once made our way to the bar-room.
"Among the Pines" by James R. Gilmore
Puts it into commission herself every morning, and keeps it tuned up by the hitch-bar all day.
"A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays" by Willa Cather
Two men stood out in the street, at the entrance to the Maverick bar, near a hitching-post to which a small horse carrying a big saddle was tethered.
"Children of the Desert" by Louis Dodge
The hitching bar was entirely destitute of horses of any type when they turned their eyes in that quarter.
"The Boy Scouts on Belgian Battlefields" by Lieut. Howard Payson
It's thirty-five feet from where she hitches on t' the balloon to where you sit on the bar.
"Careers of Danger and Daring" by Cleveland Moffett
They dismounted at the hitching-rail, tossed the reins over their horses' heads, and went into the bar.
"Paradise Bend" by William Patterson White
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In poetry:

Pig-eyed and heavy jowled he stood and puffed a big cigar;
As cool as though he ruled the roost in some Montmartre bar.
He seemed to say, "I've got a cinch, a double diamond hitch:
I'll skin this Muscovitish oaf, this Riley Dooleyvitch.
"The Ballad Of Touch-The-Button Nell" by Robert W Service

In news:

Get yourself a big ass pile o' pancakes and hitched all the while getting trashed in a full bar.
A West Richland man is behind bars, after being accused of robbing a woman of her belongings while she was hitch-hiking.
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