riding habit


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riding habit

n.
The outfit typically worn by a horseback rider.

riding habit

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a woman's dress worn for riding, usually with a full or a divided skirt
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Noun1.riding habit - attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire)riding habit - attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire)
attire, garb, dress - clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"
jodhpur breeches, jodhpurs, riding breeches - flared trousers ending at the calves; worn with riding boots
riding boot - a boot without laces that is worn for riding horses; part of a riding habit
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Anna, quietly walking her horse, a sturdy English cob with cropped mane and short tail, her beautiful head with her black hair straying loose under her high hat, her full shoulders, her slender waist in her black riding habit, and all the ease and grace of her deportment, impressed Dolly.
On reaching the carriage she jumped off without assistance, and holding up her riding habit, she ran up to greet Dolly.
My bride looked charmingly in a green silk calash and riding habit of pelisse cloth; and whenever her red lips parted with a smile, each tooth appeared like an inestimable pearl.
The most awful circumstance of the affair is yet to be told: for this ogre, or whatever it was, had a riding habit like Mrs.
Penelope stood there in her trim riding habit,--a garb in which he had never seen her.
At that time she seemed to live either in her riding habit or in that wrapper folded tightly round her and open low to a point in front.
In the old days once out of my riding habit I would never dress.
She was then within a few days of her sixteenth birthday, a slight figure in a riding habit, rather shorter than the average height for her age, in a black bowler hat from under which her fine rippling dark hair cut square at the ends was hanging well down her back.
On the present occasion, however, she owed nothing to the witchery of dress, being clad in a riding habit of velvet, which would have appeared stiff and ungraceful on any other form.
Even the rough, soiled riding habit and the caked dust upon her face could not conceal the fact, and she was young.
And now arrived another post-boy at the gate; upon which Susan, being ordered out, returned, introducing two young women in riding habits, one of which was so very richly laced, that Partridge and the post-boy instantly started from their chairs, and my landlady fell to her courtsies, and her ladyships, with great eagerness.