Rid´ing   Pronunciation: rīd´ĭng
n.1.One of the three jurisdictions into which the county of York, in England, is divided; - formerly under the government of a reeve. They are called the North, the East, and the West, Riding.
a.1.Employed to travel; traveling; as, a riding clerk.
2.Used for riding on; as, a riding horse.
3.Used for riding, or when riding; devoted to riding; as, a riding whip; a riding habit; a riding day.
Riding clerk
a - A clerk who traveled for a commercial house
b - One of the "six clerks" formerly attached to the English Court of Chancery.
Riding hood
a - A hood formerly worn by women when riding
b - A kind of cloak with a hood.
Riding master
an instructor in horsemanship.
Riding rhyme
(Pros.) the meter of five accents, with couplet rhyme; - probably so called from the mounted pilgrims described in the Canterbury Tales.
Riding school
a school or place where the art of riding is taught.
- Dr. Guest.
n.1.The act or state of one who rides.
2.A festival procession.
When there any riding was in Cheap.
- Chaucer.
3.Same as Ride, n., 3.
4.A district in charge of an excise officer.
Noun1.Ridingriding - riding a horse as a sport
2.riding - riding a horse as a means of transportation
Adj.1.riding - traveling by wheeled vehicle such as bicycle or automobile e.g.; "the riding public welcomed the new buses"
Synonyms: awheel

RIDING, Eng. law. An ascertained district, part of a county. This term has the same meaning in Yorkshire which division has in Lincolnshire. 4 T. R. 459.

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