Definition of Reata

1. Noun. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.

Exact synonyms: Lariat, Lasso, Riata
Terms within: Noose, Running Noose, Slip Noose
Generic synonyms: Rope
Derivative terms: Lasso



Definition of Reata

1. n. A lariat.

Definition of Reata

1. Noun. A lariat or lasso. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reata

1. riata [n -S] - See also: riata

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reata

reast
reasted
reastier
reastiest
reasting
reasts
reasty
reata (current term)
reatas
reate
reates
reattach
reattached
reattaches
reattaching
reattachment
reattachments
reattachs
reattack
reattacked
reattacking
reattacks

Literary usage of Reata

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1. The Resources of California: Comprising Agriculture, Mining, Geography by John Shertzer Hittell (1869)
"Corral and reata.—The corral is an important part of all cattle-ranchos, ... The reata, used for lassoing, is a rawhide rope, about five- eighths of an inch ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1880)
""No, she cannot refuse him— she will not," said reata, decisively; and again her ... added reata. Wreck and ruin, in this particular case, proved to be the ..."

3. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1885)
"The lasso or reata was a long rope, made out of rawhide, ... making a toy reata their plaything in boyhood, and so advancing from ensnaring tame animals up ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1903)
"Abandonment reata on the election of the partir«, aii'i there was here neither a riglit of abandonment ..."

5. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1888)
"._• • • By DOROTHEA GERARD, Joint Author of reata, ' The Waters of Hercules,' &c. By the Rev. Canon BUTLER. At the Sign of the Ship 585 595 596 612 By ..."

6. Terry's Mexico: Handbook for Travellers by Thomas Philip Terry (1909)
"For reference to the line from MONTEREY to reata, see p. 100. Monterey, see p. 5. The line winds across a fine agricultural country ..."

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