stirrup leather
noun Date: 14th century the looped strap suspending a stirrup

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Stirrup leather — Stirrup Stir rup, n. [OE. stirop, AS. stigr[=a]p; st[=i]gan to mount, ascend + r[=a]p a rope; akin to G. stegreif a stirrup. [root]164. See {Sty}, v. i., and {Rope}.] 1. A kind of ring, or bent piece of metal, wood, leather, or the like,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stirrup leather — or stirrup strap n. a strap connecting a stirrup with the saddle …   English World dictionary

  • stirrup leather — noun or stirrup strap Etymology: stirrup leather from Middle English stirop lethir, from stirop stirrup + lethir, lether leather; stirrup strap from stirrup + strap : the strap suspending a stirrup see stock saddle illustration …   Useful english dictionary

  • stirrup leather — the strap that holds the stirrup of a saddle. Also called stirrup strap. See diag. under saddle. [1350 1400; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • stirrup leather — /ˈstɪrəp lɛðə/ (say stiruhp ledhuh) noun the strap which holds the stirrup of a saddle …   Australian English dictionary

  • stirrup-leather — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stirrup — Stir rup, n. [OE. stirop, AS. stigr[=a]p; st[=i]gan to mount, ascend + r[=a]p a rope; akin to G. stegreif a stirrup. [root]164. See {Sty}, v. i., and {Rope}.] 1. A kind of ring, or bent piece of metal, wood, leather, or the like, horizontal in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stirrup bone — Stirrup Stir rup, n. [OE. stirop, AS. stigr[=a]p; st[=i]gan to mount, ascend + r[=a]p a rope; akin to G. stegreif a stirrup. [root]164. See {Sty}, v. i., and {Rope}.] 1. A kind of ring, or bent piece of metal, wood, leather, or the like,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stirrup cup — Stirrup Stir rup, n. [OE. stirop, AS. stigr[=a]p; st[=i]gan to mount, ascend + r[=a]p a rope; akin to G. stegreif a stirrup. [root]164. See {Sty}, v. i., and {Rope}.] 1. A kind of ring, or bent piece of metal, wood, leather, or the like,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stirrup iron — Stirrup Stir rup, n. [OE. stirop, AS. stigr[=a]p; st[=i]gan to mount, ascend + r[=a]p a rope; akin to G. stegreif a stirrup. [root]164. See {Sty}, v. i., and {Rope}.] 1. A kind of ring, or bent piece of metal, wood, leather, or the like,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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