harness


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Synonyms for harness

exploit

put in harness

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in harness: working

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Synonyms for harness

a support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)

stable gear consisting of an arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart

put a harness

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exploit the power of

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control and direct with or as if by reins

References in classic literature ?
Harness, but how can I harness everything?" and Pierre felt with horror that the meaning of all he had seen and thought in the dream had been destroyed.
"No, gentlemen, I have kept the harness," said Porthos.
'All right, let it be the little one!' he said, backing the intelligent horse, which all the time kept pretending to bite him, into the shafts, and with the aid of the cook's husband he proceeded to harness. When everything was nearly ready and only the reins had to be adjusted, Nikita sent the other man to the shed for some straw and to the barn for a drugget.
If the youth returned wearing the harness and the sword, I would know that Carthoris had received my note and that he knew that I still lived.
As I stood for a moment looking at the gruesome havoc Woola had wrought, there recurred to me the memory of that other occasion upon which I had masqueraded in the wig, diadem, and harness of Sator Throg, the Holy Thern whom Thuvia of Ptarth had slain, and now it occurred to me that it might prove of worth to utilize Lakor's trappings for the same purpose.
The horses harnessed to the ploughs and harrows were sleek and fat.
However, the Wizard went once more to his satchel--which seemed to contain a surprising variety of odds and ends--and brought out a spool of strong wire, by means of which they managed to fasten four of the wings to Jim's harness, two near his head and two near his tail.
He worked faithfully in the harness, for the toil had become a delight to him; yet it was a greater delight slyly to precipitate a fight amongst his mates and tangle the traces.
My master often drove me in double harness with my mother, because she was steady and could teach me how to go better than a strange horse.
So Chanticleer began to build a little carriage of nutshells: and when it was finished, Partlet jumped into it and sat down, and bid Chanticleer harness himself to it and draw her home.
Or, that she might harness the proprieties to the carriage of some rich young heiress or widow, and become at once the driver and guard of such vehicle through the social mazes.
No time then to draw long-sword; but swift from his harness flew his long, slim dagger, and as he went down beneath them more than a single green heart ceased beating at the bite of that keen point.
Kotuko made him a tiny harness with a trace to it, and hauled him all over the house- floor, shouting: "Aua!
Thus, before the first hint of the coming of gray day, camp was broken, sled loaded, dogs harnessed, and the two men crouched waiting over the fire.
A HEIFER saw an Ox hard at work harnessed to a plow, and tormented him with reflections on his unhappy fate in being compelled to labor.