Riding clerk
Riding Rid"ing, a. 1. Employed to travel; traveling; as, a riding clerk. ``One riding apparitor.'' --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]

2. Used for riding on; as, a riding horse. [1913 Webster]

3. Used for riding, or when riding; devoted to riding; as, a riding whip; a riding habit; a riding day. [1913 Webster]

{Riding clerk}. (a) A clerk who traveled for a commercial house. [Obs. Eng.] (b) One of the ``six clerks'' formerly attached to the English Court of Chancery.

{Riding hood}. (a) A hood formerly worn by women when riding. (b) A kind of cloak with a hood.

{Riding master}, an instructor in horsemanship.

{Riding rhyme} (Pros.), the meter of five accents, with couplet rhyme; -- probably so called from the mounted pilgrims described in the Canterbury Tales. --Dr. Guest.

{Riding school}, a school or place where the art of riding is taught. [1913 Webster]


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