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harness in Bicycles, carts, horses topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishharnesshar‧ness1 /ˈhɑːnəs $ ˈhɑːr-/ noun [countable, uncountable]  1 TTBa set of leather bands used to control a horse or to attach it to a vehicle it is pulling2 abseiling.jpg TDa set of bands used to hold someone in a place or to stop them from falling a safety harness3 in harness4 in harness (with somebody)
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harnessAn essential piece of rock-climbing equipment is a climbing harness.To wait in heavy harness On fluttered folk and wild Your new-caught, sullen peoples, Half devil and half child.Taking one hand off the wheel, Nathan reached out and hooked his fingers through the front of her harness.The sound of a horse in harness, of its hoof idly striking a stone!So with borrowed gear, no harness and a stranger I set off.Playpens or other harnesses, for instance, may be used frequently to keep their chil-dren safe.The karabiner must be correctly attached to the harness.