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RIDING, Eng. law. An ascertained district, part of a county. This term has the same meaning in Yorkshire which division has in Lincolnshire. 4 T. R. 459.

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Somerfield answered, gorgeous in pink coat and riding breeches.
Perhaps I am not that according to your point of view, but when it comes to a question or riding, why, that is easy enough.
Bransome, who was also in riding clothes, although he was not taking part in the steeplechases himself, glanced at the clock.
Rostov, still looking round toward the fires and the shouts, rode with the sergeant to meet some mounted men who were riding along the line.
He felt both frightened and pleased to be riding alone with three hussars into that mysterious and dangerous misty distance where no one had been before him.
A large horse for a riding animal, he was none too large for a big man like Daylight.
Daylight was delighted; the purchase was immediately made; and Bob, with riding gear and personal equipment, was despatched across the bay forthwith to take up his quarters in the stables of the Oakland Riding Academy.
At the end of half an hour of goodness, Daylight, lured into confidence, was riding along at a walk and rolling a cigarette, with slack knees and relaxed seat, the reins lying on the animal's neck.
That she was a lady of quality was evidenced not alone by the richness of her riding apparel and the trappings of her palfrey, but as well in her noble and haughty demeanor and the proud expression of her beautiful face.
I do not take pleasure in riding with a suit of armor; I would see that there is a man within.
The conception of riding on horseback for a lady was, in Darya Alexandrovna's mind, associated with ideas of youthful flirtation and frivolity, which, in her opinion, was unbecoming in Anna's position.
On reaching the carriage she jumped off without assistance, and holding up her riding habit, she ran up to greet Dolly.