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Gear for a horse.  Synonyms: stable gear, tack.
Workshop where a saddler works.

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"Saddlery" Quotes from Famous Books

... replied the other. "Even the hacks, saddlery, clothing, in short, the whole plant, and without reserve—going to give it up—at any rate for ...
— M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur." • G.J. Whyte-Melville

... man, but was occasionally muzzy. After visiting Simla, the headquarters of the Viceroy, I started for the frontier, where the army was mustering. On the way down I spent a couple of days at Umballa, to buy kit and saddlery. The train by which I was going to travel up-country was due at Umballa about midnight. I instructed John to have everything at the depot in good time, and went to dine at the mess of the Carbineers. In due time I reached the station, accompanied by several officers ...
— The Idler Magazine, Vol III. May 1893 - An Illustrated Monthly • Various

... up once or twice in the night to perform some religious office, and gets up finally for the day at two in the morning. Man likes light work or none at all—there he labors all day in the field, or in the blacksmith shop or the other shops devoted to the mechanical trades, such as shoemaking, saddlery, carpentry, and so on. Man likes the society of girls and women—there he never has it. He likes to have his children about him, and pet them and play with them —there he has none. He likes billiards—there is no table there. He likes outdoor sports and indoor ...
— Innocents abroad • Mark Twain

... trenches were dug under a tolerably heavy fire. The enemy captured all our horses and saddlery, some of our kits and water-bottles, and one of our buck wagons marked with the Red Cross. Both the medical officers and I had our horses and kits taken from us, but the commandant assured each of us that they would be returned, but we have not seen them yet. In ...
— From Aldershot to Pretoria - A Story of Christian Work among Our Troops in South Africa • W. E. Sellers

... of the camp rose and barked. The girl waited, motionless, tense, but the men paid little heed to the warning. The man working at the stirrup leather got to his feet, indeed, carelessly, rifle in hand, and stared into the gloom; but presently he turned on his heel and sauntered back to his job of saddlery. Evidently the hound was used to voicing false alarms whenever a coyote slipped past or a ...
— Man Size • William MacLeod Raine

... in other words, that we should shortly be on the move again. And for once the prophets were right, for suddenly there was a great to-do in the camp; such a polishing of guns and a burnishing of stirrup-irons and bits and chains, such a cleaning of harness and saddlery ...
— With Our Army in Palestine • Antony Bluett

... different complexion on things. I knew Joe Slocombe could mend the harness with little trouble, as it was because he was what uncle Jay-Jay termed a "handy divil" at saddlery that he was retained at Caddagat. ...
— My Brilliant Career • Miles Franklin

... to port, and saw my case of saddlery still on board. When riding back the haze obscured the snowy range, and the scenery reminded me much of Cambridgeshire. The distinctive marks which characterise it as not English are the occasional Ti palms, ...
— A First Year in Canterbury Settlement • Samuel Butler

... tents, boots, saddlery, clothing, etc., but every effort was made to meet the ever-increasing demands made by the War Office, and it may be stated without exaggeration that India was bled absolutely white during the first few weeks ...
— The Case For India • Annie Besant

Words linked to "Saddlery" :   caparison, horse blanket, headgear, workshop, harness, yoke, saddlecloth, hame, martingale, saddle, shop, saddle blanket, bit, paraphernalia, cinch, trapping, housing, gear, stable gear, appurtenance, girth

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