Origin of stirrup leather
Examples from the Web for stirrup leather
Twice he nearly lost hold of the stirrup-leather and would have fallen; then at last became aware of slackening pace.John Ames, Native Commissioner|Bertram Mitford
Thus did Ardassan Ougli speak, after receiving the stirrup-leather from one of his masters.Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary|Voltaire
Some of these are the animals to try your mettle and seat, and I was only once thrown, owing to a stirrup-leather breaking.Ladies on Horseback|Nannie Lambert
Even the pony felt the good influence and almost broke into a trot as Kim laid a hand on the stirrup-leather.Kim|Rudyard Kipling
Lay hold of my stirrup-leather and be lashed to it, and show me straight as the crow flies to where the weapons are hidden.