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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A long noosed rope used to catch animals.

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  • This task is called floreo de reata or ‘making flowers.’
  • In South America a ring fixed to the surcingle is used; while in Guatemala and Costa Rica the reata is tied to the end of the horse's tail!
  • The reata in those days was nearly always made of plaited raw hide, and often made by the boys themselves, though a good reata required a long time to complete...
  • The equipment of the cowboy is his horse and reata. for more
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