Search for words

Refine search criteria

Choose an word from the list. Use the scroll bar to see all the words.
Fill up the form below to narrow your search. Use the scroll bar to see the submit button.
Speaker and interview
Word or expression


Locations Map

Search Results...

There are 1 examples displayed out of 1 filtered.


Parf of speech: Noun, OED Year: 1300, OED Evaluation: N/A

A leathern strap buckled to the back of the saddle and passing under the horse's tail, to prevent the saddle from slipping forwards.

Speaker: And then there was the back pad- but I don't know what that's called around. And then um- the tray- ah, no there was ah- another affair attached to the shafts, too. Interviewer: Mm-hm. Something that went around the horse's hindquarters? Speaker: Oh yes, the ah- ah- cruppers, I-think, went around the tail. Interviewer: Yes, yes. And what about the ah part that fastened underneath the horse's- Speaker: Ah no, that surcingle was used on a blanket, I don't know what the- I- I've forgotten it.