Definition of Riatas

1. Noun. (plural of riata) ¹



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Definition of Riatas

1. riata [n] - See also: riata

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Riatas

rhyton
rhytons
rhæa
riad
riads
rial
rials
rialto
rialtos
riancies
riancy
riant
riantly
rias
riata
riatas (current term)
rib
rib-cage
rib-cages
rib-tickler
rib cage
rib cages
rib eye steak
rib eye steaks
rib joint pliers
rib notching
rib roast
riba
ribald
ribaldish

Literary usage of Riatas

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1. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1849)
"The vaqueros thon entered on horseback—for who should outer in on foot would be instantly gored to death—and, swinging their whizzing riatas, entangled such ..."

2. A California Pilgrimage: By One of the Pilgrims by Amelia Woodward Truesdell (1884)
"... Savage bullocks with their wide horns, plowed the trembling earth in vain; For the hissing keen riatas ' level circles small or great, Seized upon the ..."

3. A California Pilgrimage: By One of the Pilgrims by Amelia Woodward Truesdell (1884)
"Gone the wild herds from the mountains; ride forth few vaqueros now; Hang the braided lithe riatas useless on the saddle-bow; For the droves in paltry ..."

4. A California Pilgrimage: By One of the Pilgrims by Amelia Woodward Truesdell (1884)
"Gone the wild herds from the mountains; ride forth few vaqueros now; Hang the braided lithe riatas useless on the saddle-bow; For the droves in paltry ..."

5. Happy Days in Southern California by Frederick Hastings Rindge (1898)
"Meanwhile other riatas have been flying for their prey. ... The winged riatas cut the air, and stirring shouts of "Vivo ! " " Vivo! ..."

6. The Pass by Stewart Edward White (1906)
"To either end of this we attached our riatas. The tree had grown almost at the head of the shale slide. We rolled and dragged and checked and snubbed it ..."

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