Definition of Mochila

1. n. A large leather flap which covers the saddletree.



Definition of Mochila

1. Noun. (US Western US) A large leather flap that covers the saddletree. ¹

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Definition of Mochila

1. a leather covering for a saddle [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mochila

moccasin
moccasin flower
moccasined
moccasins
moch
mocha
mochaccino
mochaccinos
mochas
mochell
mochells
mochie
mochier
mochiest
mochiko
mochila (current term)
mochilas
mochis
mochs
mochy
mociology
mock
mock-heroic
mock-orange
mock-up
mock azalia
mock exam
mock exams
mock orange
mock privet

Literary usage of Mochila

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1. The Westward Movement edited by Charles Lester Barstow (1912)
"Upon approaching a station, the rider would loosen the mochila from his saddle, so that he could leap from his pony as soon as he reached the station, ..."

2. Thirty-one Years on the Plains and in the Mountains: Or, The Last Voice from by William F. Drannan (1900)
"The mochila is a large covering for a saddle made of very heavy leather and comes low on the horse's side, thereby affording great protection to horses in ..."

3. Sixty Years in California: A History of Events and Life in California by William Heath Davis (1889)
"The tree of the saddle was similar to that now in use by the Spaniards, and covered with the mochila, which was of leather. It extended beyond the saddle to ..."

4. A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages, in Two Parts ...by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto (1827)
"mochila, sf a knapsack or wal- ... (in music,) the mochila, sm See Lacayo. mixed Lydian mood. Mocho, sm a kind of owl with ..."

5. The Story of the Pony Express: An Account of the Most Remarkable Mail by Glenn Danford Bradley (1913)
"The saddle-bag used by the pony rider for carrying mail was called a mochila; it had openings in the center so it would fit snugly over the horn and tree of ..."

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