mounting block

noun a block of stone or low wooden steps from which a rider mounts a horse.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • mounting block — noun A block or stone to enable one to mount a horse • • • Main Entry: ↑mount * * * mounting block, a stone block from which to mount a horse or step into and out of a carriage …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mounting block — A mounting block, horse block, or in Scots a loupin on stane[1] is an assistance for mounting and dismounting a horse or cart, especially for the young, elderly or infirm. They were especially useful for women riding sidesaddle, allowing a horse… …   Wikipedia

  • mounting block — noun A small block, often carved with steps, used for mounting or dismounting a horse at a pub, courthouse etc …   Wiktionary

  • mounting — n. 1 = MOUNT(1) n. 1. 2 in senses of MOUNT(1) v. Phrases and idioms: mounting block a block of stone placed to help a rider mount a horse …   Useful english dictionary

  • block — n., v., & adj. n. 1 a solid hewn or unhewn piece of hard material, esp. of rock, stone, or wood (block of ice). 2 a flat topped block used as a base for chopping, beheading, standing something on, hammering on, or for mounting a horse from. 3 a a …   Useful english dictionary

  • horse block — noun : a block or platform for use in mounting or dismounting from a horse or entering or leaving a vehicle * * * a step or block of stone, wood, etc., for getting on or off a horse or in or out of a vehicle. [1745 55] * * * horse block noun A… …   Useful english dictionary

  • joss-block — /josˈblok/ (dialect) noun A mounting block …   Useful english dictionary

  • upping-block — uppˈing block, uppˈing stock or uppˈing stone noun A mounting block • • • Main Entry: ↑up …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chevrolet small-block engine — Chevrolet Small Block V8 engine Manufacturer: General Motors Production: 1955–2003 Successors: GM LT engine, GM LS engine Type: small block V8 265 Produ …   Wikipedia

  • Chevrolet Small-Block engine — IntroductionChevrolet s small block V8 is a famous automobile engine. Nicknamed mouse motor [http://www.hotrod.com/techarticles/302 small block chevy engine build/index.html Hot Rod Magazine. 302 Small Block Chevy Engine Build Mighty (Efficient)… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.