Definition of Surcingle

1. n. A belt, band, or girth which passes over a saddle, or over anything laid on a horse's back, to bind it fast.



Definition of Surcingle

1. Noun. a long unpadded strap to pass over and keep in place a blanket, pack or saddle on an animal ¹

2. Noun. a piece of tack wrapped around the belly of a horse, to use when longeing, also know as lungeing; (roller in UK and Australasia) ¹

3. Noun. a girdle to fasten a garment, especially a cassock ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Surcingle

1. [v -GLED, -GLING, -GLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surcingle

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surcharge
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surcharged
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surcingle (current term)
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Literary usage of Surcingle

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1. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1890)
"One end is attached to the broad surcingle, which fastens together the complicated gear of the recado, or saddle used in the Pampas ; the other is ..."

2. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1890)
"One end is attached to the broad surcingle, which fastens together the complicated gear of the recado, or saddle used in the Pampas ; the other is ..."

3. The Horse, in the Stable and the Field: His Varieties, Management in Health by John Henry Walsh (1888)
"2. is slipped through the surcingle under the belly, and entire control of the horse is only a work of time. The arrangement of these straps is weil shown ..."

4. The Horse in the Stable and the Field: his Varieties, Management in Health by J. H. Walsh (1892)
"2. is slipped through the surcingle under the belly, and entire control of the horse is only a work of time. The arrangement of these straps is well shown ..."

5. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1850)
"... is wrought to antipathy to Bishops, Common-Prayer, an innocent cassock, and a surcingle, as you are pleased in derision to call our ministers' girdles? ..."

6. Hints on Horsemanship, to a Nephew and Niece; Or, Common Sense and Common by George Greenwood (1861)
"The use of this surcingle is to prevent the small flap on the off side from turning up, and the large flap on the off side from being blown about with wind; ..."

7. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter (1850)
"... Common-Prayer, an innocent cassock, and a surcingle, as you are pleased in derision to call our ministers' girdles P"— PATRICK'S Friendly Debate between ..."

8. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1890)
"One end is attached to the broad surcingle, which fastens together the complicated gear of the recado, or saddle used in the Pampas ; the other is ..."

9. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1890)
"One end is attached to the broad surcingle, which fastens together the complicated gear of the recado, or saddle used in the Pampas ; the other is ..."

10. The Horse, in the Stable and the Field: His Varieties, Management in Health by John Henry Walsh (1888)
"2. is slipped through the surcingle under the belly, and entire control of the horse is only a work of time. The arrangement of these straps is weil shown ..."

11. The Horse in the Stable and the Field: his Varieties, Management in Health by J. H. Walsh (1892)
"2. is slipped through the surcingle under the belly, and entire control of the horse is only a work of time. The arrangement of these straps is well shown ..."

12. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1850)
"... is wrought to antipathy to Bishops, Common-Prayer, an innocent cassock, and a surcingle, as you are pleased in derision to call our ministers' girdles? ..."

13. Hints on Horsemanship, to a Nephew and Niece; Or, Common Sense and Common by George Greenwood (1861)
"The use of this surcingle is to prevent the small flap on the off side from turning up, and the large flap on the off side from being blown about with wind; ..."

14. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter (1850)
"... Common-Prayer, an innocent cassock, and a surcingle, as you are pleased in derision to call our ministers' girdles P"— PATRICK'S Friendly Debate between ..."

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