Definition of Hackamores

1. Noun. (plural of hackamore) ¹

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Definition of Hackamores

1. hackamore [n] - See also: hackamore

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hackamores

hack driver
hack into
hack it
hack job
hack off
hack on
hack saw
hack saws
hack squat
hack squats
hack writer
hackamores (current term)
hacked it

Literary usage of Hackamores

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life of Tom Horn: Government Scout and Interpreter by Tom Horn (1904)
"We had a big feast and dance that night and my friends each gave me a present of some kind, consisting principally of hair ropes, raw-ride ropes, hackamores ..."

2. A History of California: The American Period by Robert Glass Cleland (1922)
"Told us to throw away our Mexican bridles and huge steel bits and ride our horses with hackamores (head halters). Also provided a stock of dried beef and ..."

3. Western Grazing Grounds and Forest Ranges: A History of the Live-stock by Will Croft Barnes (1913)
"Its chief value is for reins for hackamores in handling young horses and for tie ropes for saddle horses. There is a certain amount of spring or give in ..."

4. American Lyrics by Edith Rickert, Jessie Paton (1912)
"Throw off the saddles, untwist the hackamores, Loads off the burro and the pack cayuse: One shall wear a bell to keep the pack in ear-shot, ..."

5. The Tourist's Northwest by Ruth Kedzie Wood (1916)
"... tepees, tents, utensils, slickers, bells, hobbles, hackamores (Western for braided halters that govern the nostrils of obstreperous horses), lash ropes, ..."

6. Memoir of Rev. William Gurley, Late of Milan, Ohio: A Local Minister of the by Leonard B. Gurley (1852)
"... land at Killa la—Proclamations' of French officers—Failure of French expedition—Their surrender—Amusing address of the hackamores— " The Emmets"—Close ..."

7. The Cowboy: His Characteristics, His Equipment, and His Part in the by Philip Ashton Rollins (1922)
"... else evolved out of various turns and knots in a longer and continuous piece of line, often were, in the loose language of the Range, termed hackamores. ..."

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