Har´ness   Pronunciation: ~nĕst
n.1.Originally, the complete dress, especially in a military sense, of a man or a horse; hence, in general, armor.
At least we'll die with harness on our back.
- Shak.
2.The equipment of a draught or carriage horse, for drawing a wagon, coach, chaise, etc.; gear; tackling.
3.The part of a loom comprising the heddles, with their means of support and motion, by which the threads of the warp are alternately raised and depressed for the passage of the shuttle.
To die in harness
to die with armor on; hence, colloquially, to die while actively engaged in work or duty.
v. t.1.To dress in armor; to equip with armor for war, as a horseman; to array.
[imp. & p. p. Harnessed (-nĕst); p. pr. & vb. n. Harnessing.]
2.Fig.: To equip or furnish for defense.
3.To make ready for draught; to equip with harness, as a horse. Also used figuratively.
Harnessed antelope
(Zool.) See Guib.
Harnessed moth
(Zool.) an American bombycid moth (Arctia phalerata of Harris), having, on the fore wings, stripes and bands of buff on a black ground.
Noun1.harness - a support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)
2.harness - 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
Verb1.harness - put a harness; "harness the horse"
Synonyms: tackle
unharness - remove the harness from; "unharness a horse"
2.harness - exploit the power of; "harness natural forces and resources"
3.harness - control and direct with or as if by reins; "rein a horse"
Synonyms: draw rein, rein, rein in
4.harness - keep in check; "rule one's temper"
Synonyms: rein, rule
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