Examples from the Web for surcingle
"I want to dismount," said Frank; and he grasped the surcingle rope as the elephant sank jerkily to its knees.The Jungle Girl|Gordon Casserly
To this I was securely bound by a long strap resembling a surcingle.
The surcingle enveloped my limbs and body close in all directions—save in the path of the destroying crescent.
Then put a surcingle around his body, and fasten one end of a long strap around the other fore-leg, just above the hoof.
The surcingle should lie neatly over the girths, and have an equal bearing with them.Riding for Ladies|W. A. Kerr