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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Equestrian  \E*ques"tri*an\,  a.  [L.  equester,  from  eques 
  horseman,  fr  equus  horse:  cf  F.  ['e]questre.  See  {Equine}.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  horses  or  horsemen,  or  to 
  horsemanship;  as  equestrian  feats,  or  games. 
 
  2.  Being  or  riding  on  horseback;  mounted;  as  an  equestrian 
  statue. 
 
  An  equestrian  lady  appeared  upon  the  plains. 
  --Spectator. 
 
  3.  Belonging  to  or  composed  of  the  ancient  Roman  equities 
  or  knights;  as  the  equestrian  order  --Burke. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Equestrian  \E*ques"tri*an\,  n. 
  One  who  rides  on  horseback;  a  horseman;  a  rider. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  equestrian 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  or  composed  of  knights 
  2:  of  or  relating  to  or  featuring  horseback  riding 
  n  :  a  man  skilled  in  equitation  [syn:  {horseman},  {horseback 
  rider}] 




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