- a former gold coin of Scotland, first issued by James III in 1475, whose obverse bears an equestrian figure of the king.
- any of several gold or silver coins of the Netherlands bearing the figure of a horseman.
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Starting Thursday, Revel said anyone can open the Revel app and report bad behavior of riders in the city.Electric moped startup Revel returns to New York with helmet selfie, other in-app safety features|Kirsten Korosec|August 27, 2020|TechCrunch
Advocates have for years raised concerns about how that enforcement has affected low-income riders, particularly those of color, who disproportionately rely on the transit system.MTS Police Chief Departs as Agency Pulls Back Enforcement Push|Lisa Halverstadt|July 27, 2020|Voice of San Diego
For the first two days of the race, riders will bike through Watopia, a virtual world created by Zwift.The Tour de France Is Going Virtual, and It Starts This Weekend|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|July 2, 2020|Singularity Hub
When the MTS board agreed in 2017 to boost the number of code compliance officers who can write tickets, it did so without asking a single question in public about what that increased enforcement could mean for riders.Morning Report: Police Reformers Are Coming for MTS|Voice of San Diego|June 25, 2020|Voice of San Diego
There were no public questions about what that increased enforcement could mean for riders.
In 1870, the very Germanically-named August Ruengling fixed a harness for a circus rider and obtained free passes for his family.We’re All Carnies Now: Why We Can’t Quit the Circus|Anthony Paletta|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He took the techniques of H. Rider Haggard and Jules Verne and brought them into the 20th century.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?|Ted Gioia|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You mentioned first falling in love with him when you saw Easy Rider.All Eyes on Anjelica Huston: The Legendary Actress on Love, Abuse, and Jack Nicholson|Alex Suskind|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You are the undisputed greatest American bike rider ever, and among the greatest cyclists of all time.
In 1985, you emerged as the stronger rider, but were held back to let Hinault win.
Fortunately, the last crash had been passed without dislocating the parts of either sledge or rider.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
When a man's in clink, his nag gets nothing but mild exercise till his rightful rider gets out.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
A horse unused to it will sometimes stand shivering instead of taking his rider out of danger.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
A rider or driver employed by a contractor for carrying the mails is an assistant in the business of the government.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Then he heard the sudden jingle of a bit, and presently a horse and rider climbed into view against the pure sky.Uncanny Tales|Various
British Dictionary definitions for rider
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Cultural definitions for rider
A provision, usually controversial and unlikely to pass on its own merits, that is attached to a popular bill in the hopes that it will “ride” to passage on the back of the popular bill.