saddle-blanket love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A blanket, of a rather small size and coarse make, used folded under a saddle.


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  • This done, I lay down at the foot of a tree, with my saddle for a pillow, and saddle-blanket for a cover.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • After walking about a mile in deep dust, I picked up first the saddle-blanket and next my bag, and soon came upon the horse, standing facing me, and shaking all over.

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • Lan had not been aware that the rest of the scouts were watching him, Tuck, and Fedor, but the moment he got up and reached for Kalira's saddle-blanket, the scouts started moving.

    Brightly Burning

  • He went back to Rusher, and took off the saddle-blanket.

    Wizard and Glass

  • Roland stood on the second step, the saddle-blanket hanging forgot-ten over his arm.

    Wizard and Glass

  • That deep, warning voice never spoke to Roland about Sheemie as it had about the dangers of the red rock ... but his conscience spoke to him, and when he finally mentioned this to Susan (the two of them wrapped in a saddle-blanket and lying naked in each other's arms), he found that her conscience had been troubling her, as well.

    Wizard and Glass

  • He was naked except for a short war-bonnet and breech-clout, his face and chest glistening with ochre and vermillion, at his waist were strapped two long-barrelled Colts, a stone axe hung from his decorated saddle-blanket, and he carried a feathered lance.

    Flashman and The Redskins

  • All the cooking fell to Polly's share, and then she would ride along for hours with a little sister on her lap and fat brother "Bub" behind her on the saddle-blanket, so that her mother might rest and be quiet.

    Stories of California

  • From the inside of this sleeping-place there came sounds of energetic house-cleaning: pieces of property came tumbling out of the door -- an old saddle-blanket, a yellow slicker, a pair of boots, a tin bucket.

    The Wrong Woman

  • I hung the saddle-blanket on a greasewood so as to shade his face; then I got on my own poor horse, poor old Billy, and started to hunt help.

    Letters on an Elk Hunt


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