Definition of Martingals
1. martingal [n] - See also: martingal
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Martingals
Literary usage of Martingals
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Precept and Practice by Harry Hieover (1857)
"martingals. THESE I consider as one of the most useful appendages we can use as regards the horse's carrying himself handsomely and pleasantly to the rider, ..."
2. A Treatise on Equitation, Or, The Art of Horsemanship by J. G. Peters (1835)
"It is so, also, with the various sorts of martingals which the ingenuity of man's ... martingals are very reprehensible and dangerous, as the rider cannot ..."
3. Stable Talk and Table Talk: Or, Spectacles for Young Sportsmen by Harry Hieover (1846)
"... will enumerate the different kinds of martingals in use. The term martingal I consider as applicable to any thing we attach to a horse's head in order ..."
4. Reminiscences of the Early Bench and Bar of Illinois by Usher F. Linder, Joseph Gillespie (1879)
"... the fellow who stole my bridle and martingals should go unwhipped of justice." Now it may seem strange to the reader that a man of General Thornton's ..."
5. New York in Slices by George G. Foster (1849)
"... lamps arid lavender-water, music, martingals and mattresses, necklaces and ninepins, optical instruments and oboes, pie-pans and pin-cushions, ..."