In 1870, the very Germanically-named August Ruengling fixed a harness for a circus rider and obtained free passes for his family.
The protests so far have relied on a small group of core organizing bodies to harness broad but diffuse support.
Our aim will be to harness international and domestic support for realizing the 2015 goal.
Exactly how will these candidates govern and will the Tea Party be able to harness a more cohesive message and leadership?
There is new energy to harness and new jobs to be created; new schools to build and threats to meet and alliances to repair.
Free the mule of the cart, and of all harness but the bare halter.
"My harness is yours by the law of arms," said the Spaniard, gloomily.
He had broken the creams to harness, and always drove them, for the Old Man found them more than he cared to tackle.
When they arrived at the stable Mike headed straight for the harness room.
Probably 90 per cent of stage coach expenses, whether of capital investment or operation, lies in the coaches, horses and harness.
c.1300, "personal fighting equipment, body armor," also "armor or trappings of a war-horse," from Old French harnois "arms, equipment; harness; male genitalia; tackle; household equipment," of uncertain origin, perhaps from Old Norse *hernest "provisions for an army," from herr "army" (see harry) + nest "provisions" (see nostalgia). Non-military sense of "fittings for a beast of burden" is from early 14c. German Harnisch "harness, armor" is the French word, borrowed into Middle High German. The Celtic words also are believed to be from French, as are Spanish arnes, Portuguese arnez, Italian arnese. Prive harness (late 14c.) was a Middle English term for "sex organs."
"to put a harness on a draught animal," c.1300, from Old French harneschier, from harnois (see harness (n.)); figurative sense is from 1690s. Related: Harnessed; harnessing.
The dress and equipment of special categories of persons, such as telephone line repairers, police officers, train conductors, motorcyclists, etc: Wise detectives, who dread going back into ''harness'' or uniform (1841+)
(1.) Heb. 'asar, "to bind;" hence the act of fastening animals to a cart (1 Sam. 6:7, 10; Jer. 46:4, etc.). (2.) An Old English word for "armour;" Heb. neshek (2 Chr. 9:24). (3.) Heb. shiryan, a coat of mail (1 Kings 22:34; 2 Chr. 18:33; rendered "breastplate" in Isa. 59:17). (4.) The children of Israel passed out of Egypt "harnessed" (Ex. 13:18), i.e., in an orderly manner, and as if to meet a foe. The word so rendered is probably a derivative from Hebrew _hamesh_ (i.e., "five"), and may denote that they went up in five divisions, viz., the van, centre, two wings, and rear-guard.