Untying the reins, he threw the rope over the saddle horn and mounted in one fluid movement.
"untying"), the ceremony by which a Jewish widow releases her brother-in-law from the obligation to marry her in accordance with Deuteronomy xxv.
Oracle declared that whoever succeeded in untying the strangely entwined knot of cornel bark which bound the yoke to the pole should reign over all Asia.
"Guess I'm half asleep yet," he said, untying the horse.
The Cossacks were untying their horses and tightening their saddle girths.