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Barebacked   Listen

Without a saddle.  Synonym: bareback.

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"Barebacked" Quotes from Famous Books

... and scamper as men fled for their horses. Barebacked, many with the bridle scarcely secure, all without weapons, the men of Waroona raced pell-mell down ...
— The Rider of Waroona • Firth Scott

... rose to her eyes, and she brushed them, ashamedly away. "I've lived there all my life," she told him. "All my happiest days have been spent there." She was thinking of Jimmy, and the days when he rode old Judas barebacked ...
— The Second Honeymoon • Ruby M. Ayres

... person is naturally eccentric, the attempt to be so demoralises him, because there is nothing so demoralising as failure—except on one's own particular lines. Did you, for instance, jump on a horse and career barebacked through Menlo Park like a wild Indian,—a performance which your friend would probably carry off with any amount of dash and chic—you would feel a hopeless fool; whereas," he gave her a keen side glance, "if you felt that you possessed ...
— The Californians • Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton

Words linked to "Barebacked" :   unsaddled

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