What does horseback mean?

Definitions for horseback
ˈhɔrsˌbækhorse·back

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. horsebacknoun

    the back of a horse

  2. hogback, horsebackadverb

    a narrow ridge of hills

  3. horseback, ahorse, ahorsebackadverb

    on the back of a horse

    "he rode horseback to town"; "managed to escape ahorse"; "policeman patrolled the streets ahorseback"

Wiktionary

  1. horsebacknoun

    The back of a horse.

  2. horsebacknoun

    A ridge of sand, gravel, and boulders.

  3. horsebackadverb

    On the back of a horse.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Horsebacknoun

    The seat of the rider; the state of being on a horse.

    Etymology: horse and back.

    I’ve seen the French,
    And they can well on horseback. William Shakespeare, Hamlet.

    I saw them salute on horseback,
    Beheld them when they lighted. William Shakespeare, Henry VIII.

    He fought but one remarkable battle wherein there were any elephants, and that was with Porus, king of India; in which notwithstanding he was on horseback. Thomas Browne, Vul. Err.

    When mannish Mevia, that two-handed whore,
    Astride on horseback hunts the Tuscan boar. John Dryden, Juvenal.

    If your ramble was on horseback, I am glad of it, on account of your health. Jonathan Swift, to Gay.

ChatGPT

  1. horseback

    Horseback refers to the act of riding a horse or the position on top of a horse. It could also refer to the part of a horse where the rider sits. It generally pertains to a mode of transportation, sport, or leisure activity involving a horse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Horsebacknoun

    the back of a horse

  2. Horsebacknoun

    an extended ridge of sand, gravel, and bowlders, in a half-stratified condition

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of horseback in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of horseback in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of horseback in a Sentence

  1. Leanne Simmons:

    I was overjoyed to see Britney Spears horseback riding and doing cartwheels on Instagram just hours after the judge approved her choice of counsel, i can only imagine how hopeful Britney Spears must feel now that Britney Spears has a lawyer of Britney Spears own choosing. Regardless of who has the final say on Britney Spears social media posts, the caption ended with #FreeBritney and that was certainly a proud moment for the movement.

  2. Human Rights Watch:

    The Human Rights Watch deployment of border agents on horseback against Haitian migrants on September 19, 2021, stems from abusive and racially discriminatory immigration policies by the administration of President Joe Biden.

  3. Luther:

    Human reason is like a drunken man on horseback; set it up on one side, and it tumbles over on the other.

  4. Rachel Minyoung Lee:

    The report in Korean has characterized Kim's climb up to Mt Paektu on horseback as a new 'myth', and that, together with the images of him on a white horse, appear to have been designed to create maximum propaganda effect, which I believe media will play up in the days to come.

  5. Leanne Simmons:

    I was overjoyed to see Britney Spears horseback riding and doing cartwheels on Instagram just hours after the judge approved Britney Spears choice of counsel, i can only imagine how hopeful Britney Spears must feel now that Britney Spears has a lawyer of Britney Spears own choosing. Regardless of who has the final say on Britney Spears social media posts, the caption ended with #FreeBritney and that was certainly a proud moment for the movement.

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