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ride

1. control and direct a horse while mounted on it.
2. lane cut through a wood.

ride work
to ride a horse for the purpose of training it for a race.
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Hundreds of thousands of hoboes were already riding the rails by the time the Great Depression greatly swelled their numbers.
Looking like a character who has strolled from the pages of a Steinbeck novel he peddles a stripped-down, old-fashioned blues sound which harks back to a world of poverty, hobos and riding the rails.
After the GMA crew's five-day stint is over, anchors and correspondents from other ABC News programs will take their turns riding the rails.
Riding the Rails is illustrated with stunning photographs of hobo camps, people hopping trains, and railroad bulls walking their beats.
AMTRAK LIKES TO PROMOTE THE COMMUNAL NATURE OF RIDING THE RAILS, BUT MAN, WHAT A "COMMUNITY"
From the days of blacks riding the rails looking for work during the Jim Crow era, to today's Latino migrant deaths in overheated semi-trailers and cargo train compartments, racism has a history.
Other titles the new series include Straphanging in the USA: Trolleys and Subways in American Life; Riding the Rails in the USA: Trains in American Life; and Driving around the USA: Automobiles in American Life.
Riding the rails with them is Kolya (Anatoly Goryachev), a shifty conductor with a smuggling racket on the side.
James Yarger says riding the rails is a big part of his business career and his personal life: He travels to Seattle from Eugene at least two times a month as part of his job as a restaurant equipment designer; and with a fiancee living in the same Washington city, one of them is riding the rails just about every weekend.
The trouble began when a white hobo, one of a group riding the rails, stepped on Patterson's hand.