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mane
used in Lonesome Dove

10 uses
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Definition
long coarse hair such as that which grows around a lion's head or on the back of a horse's neck
  • She gripped the horse's mane so tightly the horsehairs cut into her hands.
    Chapters 30-31 (33% in)
  • She was gripping the mane so tightly it took an act of will to turn her hands loose.
    Chapters 30-31 (35% in)
  • She slipped from side to side and had to cling to the horse's mane to stay on.
    Chapters 48-49 (83% in)
  • Despite her grip on the mane, she almost slid off several times.
    Chapters 48-49 (84% in)
  • She barely had the strength to get back on the horse; she had to claw her way up using the mane.
    Chapters 48-49 (86% in)
  • A hundred were stuck in Mouse's mane.
    Chapters 66-67 (74% in)
  • Dozens of grasshoppers still clung to his shirt and to Mouse's mane, and he could hear them stirring in the grass, eating what little of it was left.
    Chapters 66-67 (81% in)
  • The horse, with dried blood on the saddle and crusted in its mane, was waiting for them on the north bank of the Arkansas.
    Chapters 72-73 (0% in)
  • "Look at the blood on that horse's mane.
    Chapters 72-73 (8% in)
  • When a horse died or had to be killed, Cholo always saved its mane and tail for his ropes.
    Chapters 75-76 (41% in)

There are no more uses of "mane" in Lonesome Dove.

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