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saddle horn

horn (def 19).
Origin of saddle horn
First recorded in 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Hanging helpless to his saddle horn, Tom saw Joe tearing past, in the middle of the crowd, and disappearing toward the hotel.

    Boy Scouts in Glacier Park Walter Prichard Eaton
  • "Tie it tight to the saddle horn, Joyce—with a double knot," she ordered.

    The Highgrader William MacLeod Raine
  • She breathed deep, reached up and caught the saddle horn, put her foot in the stirrup and let him lift her beside him.

    Rim o' the World B. M. Bower
  • The other end she tied securely to the saddle horn of her friend.

    The Highgrader William MacLeod Raine
  • She drew her father's big revolver from its holster, steadied it across the saddle horn, and pointed it at the bearded man.

  • Cautiously the rope was coiled and made fast to the saddle horn.

    The Pony Rider Boys in Texas Frank Gee Patchin
  • The war-like note was further enhanced by the fact that across his saddle horn the new arrival carried a Remington rifle.

  • A small canteen, which may be hung upon the saddle horn, should also be provided.

    Packing and Portaging Dillon Wallace
  • The little maid sat up straight on the saddle horn and looked about her as if to get her bearings.

    The Master of Appleby Francis Lynde
  • Bud unbuckled his gun and hung the belt on his saddle horn, and dismounted.

    Cow-Country B. M. Bower

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