stirrup leather

  1. the strap that holds the stirrup of a saddle.

Origin of stirrup leather

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
  • Also called stirrup strap .

Words Nearby stirrup leather Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use stirrup leather in a sentence

  • But the jar threw my six-shooter where I couldn't reach it, and the carbine was jammed in the stirrup-leather on the wrong side.

    Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • The offside flap had been torn off, so had both stirrup-irons, the stirrup leather remained.

    Forging the Blades | Bertram Mitford
  • And Punch limped painfully to the side of the second dragoon, while Pen took hold of the stirrup-leather of the first.

    !Tention | George Manville Fenn
  • 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
  • As I pulled him up it eased the stirrup leather, and the spurred heel clinked loudly as it fell.