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hitching-bar

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hitching-bar (plural hitching-bars)

  1. A bar used to hitch a horse to a carriage.
  2. A horizontal bar to which horses are tethered.
    • 1913, Willa Cather, O Pioneers!
      At the hitch-bars along the street a few heavy work-horses, harnessed to farm wagons, shivered under their blankets.
    • 1918, Willa Cather, My Antonia, Mirado Modern Classics, paperback edition, page 7
      He led us to a hitching-bar where two farm-wagons were tied, and I saw the foreign family crowding into one of them.

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