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Definition of "cantles" []

  • Plural form of cantle. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cantles" in a sentence
  • "Next day, he returned with a camel-saddle of equal beauty, the long brass horns of its cantles adorned with exquisite old Yemeni engraving."
  • "The camels took their first abrupt steps, and we riders had quickly to hook our legs round the front cantles, and pick up the head-stalls to check the pace."
  • "Why did not he by testament leave them, at least, some jolly lumps and cantles of substantial meat, a parcel of cheek-puffing victuals, and a little belly-timber and provision for the guts of these poor folks, who have nothing but their life in this world?"