stirrups


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stirrups

The footholds in a lithotomy table
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Daylight found himself with his right foot out of the stirrup and his arms around the animal's neck; and Bob took advantage of the situation to bolt down the road.
For, the moment the spur touched him, his left hind leg had reached forward in a kick that struck the stirrup a smart blow.
Standing for a minute, Bob turned his head and nuzzled his rider's stirrup in a roguish, impatient way, as much as to intimate that it was time they were going on.
At this juncture a rotten stirrup leather parted, and Daylight was all but unhorsed.
She could see Chris vainly kicking his leg to free the foot from the trap of the stirrup.
He lay quietly, and near him, still attached to him by the stirrup, face downward, lay his rider.
Before the mare had time to move, Vronsky stepped with an agile, vigorous movement into the steel-toothed stirrup, and lightly and firmly seated himself on the creaking leather of the saddle.
Sparsit netting at the fireside, in a side-saddle attitude, with one foot in a cotton stirrup.
Bounderby, if you wish it,' said that self-sacrificing lady, making a feint of taking her foot out of the stirrup.
Sparsit still ambling on with her foot in her stirrup, looking quite cast down by the popular vices.
Contract notice: Delivery stirrups gauges v-32 / v-36.
For Tom has just signed a deal with top new Midlands restaurant Stirrups in Cutnall Green, Droitwich, which is owned by successful National Hunt owners Jo and Chris Massey.