Ancient Measurement Terms: Administrative unit of land. Third part of a shire, eg. the Yorkshire Ridings (North Riding, East Riding, West Riding) which were established in the 9th century by the Danes. (Not necessarily exactly a third.)
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- riding a horse as a sport 2. [n] - riding a horse as a means of transportationFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=riding
[ For thriding
, Icelandic þriðjungr
the third part, from þriði
third, akin to English third
. See Third
.] One of the three jurisdictions into which the county of York, in England, is divided; -- formerly under the g...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/81
Rid'ing adjective 1.
Employed to travel; traveling; as, a riding
clerk. 'One riding
apparitor.' Ayliffe. 2.
Used for riding on; as, a riding
Used for riding, or when riding; devoted to riding; as, a riding
whip; a riding
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Rid'ing noun 1.
The act or state of one who rides. 2.
A festival procession. [ Obsolete] « When there any riding
was in Cheap.» Chaucer. 3.
Same as Ride
, 3. Sir P. Sidney. 4.
A district in ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/81
horseback riding noun
to be carried on horseback as a means of transportationFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=riding
the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movementsFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=riding
• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ride • (n.) One of the three jurisdictions into which the county of York, in England, is divided; -- formerly under the government of a reeve. They are called the North, the East, and the West, Riding. • (n.) Same as Ride, n., 3. • (n.) A district in charge of an excise officer. • (a.) Used for riding...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/riding/
The act of trying to prevent a team from clearing the ball.Found on http://www.cheyennelacrosse.com/Page.asp?n=13952&org=cheyennelacrosse.com
Riding is a homonym of two distinct English words: From the word ride: From Old English *þriðing: ==Other uses== ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riding
A riding is an administrative jurisdiction or electoral district, particularly in several current or former Commonwealth countries. ==Etymology== The word riding is descended from late Old English *þriðing or *þriding (recorded only in Latin contexts or forms, e.g., trehing, treding, trithing, with Latin initial t h...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riding_(country_subdivision)
Riding is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riding_(surname)
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