Definition of Horsecloth

1. Noun. A cloth for the trapping of a horse.

Generic synonyms: Caparison, Housing, Trapping



Definition of Horsecloth

1. Noun. A rug or similar cloth used to cover a horse, or as part of its trappings ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Horsecloth

horseapples
horseback
horseback rider
horseback riding
horsebacks
horsebean
horsebeans
horsebox
horseboxes
horsebreaker
horsebreakers
horseburger
horseburgers
horsecar
horsecars
horsecloth (current term)
horsecloths
horsecock
horsecocks
horsecollar
horsecollars
horsed
horsedrawn
horsefeathers
horsefeet
horsefish
horsefishes
horseflesh

Literary usage of Horsecloth

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1. An Account of the Abipones, an Equestrian People of Paraguay: An Equestrian by Martin Dobrizhoffer (1822)
"It frequently happens that the friction of a rough horsecloth, or the hardness or.compres- sion of the saddle galls the back of the horse; and if, ..."

2. Yule-tide Stories: A Collection of Scandinavian and North German Popular by Benjamin Thorpe (1853)
"Sara then spat on the hearth, on the pile of wood, and in the cellar, bidding them answer for her. She took with her a stone, a brush, and a horsecloth, ..."

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