verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- Also called natural aids. the means by which a rider communicates with and controls a horse, as the hands, legs, voice, and shifts in weight.
- Also called artificial aids. the devices by means of which a rider increases control of a horse, as spurs, whip, and martingale.
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That makes it appear about six times brighter than Pluto, but still far fainter than any star we can see with the unaided eye.The Hypervelocity Star That’s Being Booted from the Galaxy|Matthew R. Francis|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Modern wars are not won by the unaided efforts of heroes and geniuses.
No sooner had he formally opened the meeting, however, than it became clear he was not chairing it unaided.
He arrived at the position he occupies to-day through original and unaided merit.The Kingdom Round the Corner|Coningsby Dawson
The dichroism of tourmaline is stronger than that of ruby and more obvious to the unaided eye.A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public|Frank Bertram Wade
Now, if he were to escape from his death in life it must be by his own unaided energies alone.She's All the World to Me|Hall Caine
One day my mother wanted some shoe buttons and we wagered that she could not buy them unaided.Memoirs of an American Prima Donna|Clara Louise Kellogg
Kildonan parish manfully raised by subscription the means, unaided by Government help, to give some opportunity to their children.The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirk's Colonists|George Bryce