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saddle horn

horn (def 19).
Origin of saddle horn
1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • And even as Collie's hand touched the saddle-horn, Williams sprang back and climbed the corral bars.

    Overland Red Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • She stood there ashen-hued, clinging to the saddle-horn and swaying slightly.

    Brand Blotters William MacLeod Raine
  • They watched while Miller saddled his horse, hung his rope at the saddle-horn, and mounted.

    The Delafield Affair Florence Finch Kelly
  • He picked up the bridle-reins, caught the saddle-horn, and thrust his toe into the stirrup.

    Good Indian B. M. Bower
  • Williams was first to notice that Overland's speech was growing thick and that his free hand clasped the saddle-horn.

    Overland Red Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • Arizona saw him fall forward and lie clinging to his saddle-horn.

    The Night Riders Ridgwell Cullum
  • When the sorrel pony at the head of the team felt the rope grow taut on the saddle-horn, it lay down to its work.

    'Me-Smith' Caroline Lockhart
  • The holsters with the revolvers in them he passed to the Duke, who hung them on his saddle-horn.

  • Then MacRae leaned over his saddle-horn and made a wry face at them.

    Raw Gold Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Her books she had strapped to the saddle-horn; there was a yellow slicker at the cantle.

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