Formerly, an agent who went out with samples of goods to obtain orders; a commercial traveler.
One who breaks or manages a horse.
An addition or amendment to a manuscript or other document, which is attached on a separate piece of paper; in legislative practice, an additional clause annexed to a bill while in course of passage; something extra or burdensome that is imposed.
A problem of more than usual difficulty added to another on an examination paper.
A Dutch gold coin having the figure of a man on horseback stamped upon it.
Rock material in a vein of ore, dividing it.
An interior rib occasionally fixed in a ship's hold, reaching from the keelson to the beams of the lower deck, to strengthen her frame.
The second tier of casks in a vessel's hold.
A small forked weight which straddles the beam of a balance, along which it can be moved in the manner of the weight on a steelyard.
The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills; if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills; Nor can it choose its rider... the riders contend for its possession. Martin Luther
Riding a motorcycle on today's highways, you have to ride in a very defensive manner. You have to be a good rider and you have to have both hands and both feet on the controls at all times. Evel Knievel
When I was eight, I would look at the cover of the 'Ghost Rider' comic book in my little home in Long Beach, California, and I couldn't get my head around how something that scary could also be good. To me it was my first philosophical awakening - 'How is this possible, this duality?' Nicolas Cage