What does the word horseback mean?

Usage examples for horseback

  1. Then the pair resumed their journey, and as evening closed in they saw coming towards them some ten men on horseback and four or five on foot. – The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  2. But now, with Uhlans on foot spread out in the wood behind them, a troop on horseback approaching on their left, possibly another on their right, they began to realise what it was like to be hunted. – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  3. When Rustem was five years of age, he ate as much as a man, and some say that even in his third year he rode on horseback. – Persian Literature, Volume 1,Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan by Anonymous