What does the word harness mean?

Usage examples for harness

  1. And, Mike, I wish you'd make them look over the four- horse harness. – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever
  2. To the Ambassador's remonstrance that France was both interested in and pledged to them, the Secretary of State replied, We made the treaty through compassion and love, but we shall not put on harness for Aachen. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  3. Zebedee had to go back to Richmond that night, ready for harness the next morning. – Vacation with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed