They used no stirrup, but had both bridle and bit.
He lowered the stirrup and smiled.
Tucking a toe in the stirrup, she swung up into the saddle.
Having taken up the reins, the rider should stand at his horse's near (left) shoulder, facing towards the tail, and in that position hold the stirrup with his right hand for the reception of his left foot.
14), and the end of the lever rests on the stirrup end of a short vertical rod.
Leaning into one stirrup, she forced her other leg over the back of the horse and dismounted.
Kicking a foot out of the stirrup, he reached down for her.
He placed a foot in the stirrup and grabbed the saddle horn.
The forceps are then opened and the beam released, but at this moment the levelling bar F is allowed to drop momentarily by a bent lever G acting on the pin G', until the ends of F press down on a stirrup in each hanger at H, H.
This movement proceeds until the stirrup L below the left-hand hanger is raised far enough to touch the rod M, which is equal in weight to twice the remedy.
The rod N is then lowered and allows the indicating finger 0, which is pivoted at P, to fall until it rests on the stirrup R, which is part of the hanger D.
But a woman should be able to mount without aid, by lowering her stirrup, so that she can reach it from the ground, and then raising it again when she is seated in the saddle.
The stirrup leathers may be let out or taken up until the tread of the stirrup is on a level with the inner ankle bone.
" FF a stirrup of wire screwed to the globe at C.
- Stirrup (Hennebique System).
Meeting the new pope, Adrian IV., near Nepi, Frederick at first refused to hold his stirrup; but after some negotiations he consented and received the kiss of peace, which was followed by his coronation as emperor at Rome on the 18th of June 1155.
Indeed Suleiman himself is reported to have told the grandees around him, in his last days, that if they were for a martial king that would always keep his foot in the stirrup they ought to choose Mirza Abbas, but that if they wished for a peaceable reign and a pacific king they ought to fix their eyes upon Jiosain.
This machine is constructed with an open top cylinder, a stirrup strap being provided by which it may be suspended from a crane.
To hold his stirrup as his vassal.
He drew his mount to a halt beside her and kicked one foot free of the stirrup, offering a hand up.
Wasting no time, she jabbed her left foot in the stirrup and lifted her hand to be swallowed in his.
She grabbed his arm and shoved her foot into the stirrup his foot had vacated for her.
He mounted Ed and kicked his foot out of the stirrup, holding a hand down for her.
He put a foot into the stirrup and mounted in one lithe movement.
He put a foot in the stirrup and grabbed the saddle horn.
Kicking his foot free of the stirrup, he offered her a hand, never taking his eyes off Señor Medena.
Giddon deposited Lisa on the animal's back and, putting a foot in the stirrup, swung up behind her.
When Cynthia finished tightening the cinch and lowered the stirrup, she turned to find him watching her.
She lowered her foot to the stirrup and turned Ed back toward the buffalo shed.
She put a foot in the stirrup and swung up behind him, wrapping her arms around his waist.
The bar-magnet, if suspended horizontally in a paper stirrup by a thread of unspun silk, will also come to rest in the magnetic meridian with its marked end pointing northwards.
(3) In the Boussiron system a similar stirrup is used, but instead of being vertical the two parts are spread so that each is slightly inclined.
The regimental commander and Major Ekonomov had stopped beside a bridge, letting the retreating companies pass by them, when a soldier came up and took hold of the commander's stirrup, almost leaning against him.
He hurriedly but vainly tried to get his foot out of the stirrup and did not remove his frightened blue eyes from Rostov's face.
He drew his left foot out of the stirrup and, lurching with his whole body and puckering his face with the effort, raised it with difficulty onto the saddle, leaned on his knee, groaned, and slipped down into the arms of the Cossacks and adjutants who stood ready to assist him.
Weight with stirrup 1634 grains.