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harness
 n.  stable gear consisting of an arrangement to an animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart
Classic Sentence: (77 in 6 pages)
1  He told Jotham to go out and harness up the greys, and for a moment he and Mattie had the kitchen to themselves.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VI
2  His back was raw with sores and harness galls and he breathed as no sound horse should.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  It was a new carriage, shiny with varnish, and the harness was new too, with bits of polished brass here and there.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
4  In the semi- darkness she saw boxes and bales of goods, plows and harness and saddles and cheap pine coffins.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
5  To her surprise and indignation he laughed at Mammy's statement about mules in horse harness.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
6  Mammy had never yielded an inch from her stand that Rhett was a mule in horse harness.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
7  "As choice a collection of mules in horse harness as you could group together," said Rhett, his voice going into a soft drawl.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
8  "Here," he pulled a bill from his pocket, "tell Pork to harness the carriage and take you downtown."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
9  She would not wait for the sobbing Peter to harness the buggy, would not wait for Dr. Meade to drive her home.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXII
10  In a swirl of flakes which scratched at their eyes like a maniac darkness, he unbuckled the harness.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
11  The harness rattled, the sleigh-bells were frantic, Jack Elder's setter sprang beside the horses, barking.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
12  A farmer helped her harness the buggy, while Cy snored in the seat.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
13  Aware of their danger, they were going all abreast with great speed straight before the wind, rubbing their flanks as closely as so many spans of horses in harness.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
14  The black ground-shadows were already crowding over the heap in the road, and one horse ran out across the fields, his harness hanging to him, wolves at his heels.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
15  They tried to jump over each other, got tangled up in the harness, and overturned the sledge.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
Example Sentence:
1  The biggest danger beside not wearing your harness is that you can't function properly.
2  Always wearing the harness is my best form of safety.
3  You may know the horse by his harness.
4  We must harness the skill and creativity of our workforce.
5  Pop culture has painted a darkly dystopian vision of the future. But a new book hopes to harness the power of science fiction to plot out a more optimistic path for the real world.
6  The side-passage door was fastened; I opened it with as little noise as possible: all the yard was quiet; but the gates stood wide open, and there was a post-chaise, with horses ready harnessed, and driver seated on the box, stationed outside.
7  The river was harnessed to drive many mills.
8  Cosmos 1 was designed to test whether it's possible to power a spacecraft by harnessing sunlight.