On the bare back of a horse without using a saddle as to ride bareback
- without a saddle
- riding without a saddle
- On the bare straight back of a horse, without needing a saddle; as, to drive bareback.
1560s, of operating, from bare (adj.) + right back (letter.).
a) the technique of riding a horse without any saddle. b) In poultry terms, always denote a chicken that will not have feathers across its back
(adv.) From the bare back of a horse, without needing a saddle; since, to drive bareback.
There may be seen the native dances and break-neck horse-racesthe riders bareback - through the main street of the village.