Origin of mounted
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Examples from the Web for well-mounted
No; they are well-mounted; they know the country, and they have the start.Gil the Gunner
George Manville Fenn
They numbered about one hundred well-mounted and well-armed men.The Mission; or Scenes in Africa
Captain Frederick Marryat
Well-mounted as were myself and companions, we were unable to overtake them.The Wild Huntress
I call that the land for horses where the cavalry's well-mounted on a native breed.'The Celt and Saxon, Complete
According to his report, it was a war party of but forty well-mounted Cheyenne.
- equipped with or riding horsesmounted police
- provided with a support, backing, etc
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Word Origin and History for well-mounted
1580s, "on horseback," past participle adjective from mount (v.). From 1854 as "set up for display."
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