Wondrous Words Wednesday wondrous words Aug 082018 Hosted @ Bermudaonion’s Weblog I saw this word @ Colletta’s Kitchen Sink Rather than ride through it, she tapped her mare with her quirt and leaned forward. quirt kwərt noun 1. a short-handled riding whip with a braided leather lash. 7 Responses to “Wondrous Words Wednesday” bermudaonion (Kathy) says: August 8, 2018 at 8:40 AM That’s a new one for me but I’m not surprised since I’ve never really ridden a horse. Reply Vicki says: August 8, 2018 at 1:27 PM I have seen them before but didn’t know that was what they are called. Reply Margot @ Joyfully Retired says: August 8, 2018 at 10:17 AM I saw that yesterday – good catch Viki. I actually featured the word a year or so ago when I was reading a Western. Nice to see it again. Reply Vicki says: August 8, 2018 at 1:28 PM The word stumped me but when I looked the word up and saw the photo of it I recognized it. Reply Margot @ Joyfully Retired says: August 8, 2018 at 2:26 PM I knew quirt from a Western I read last year. It’s an interesting word. Reply Margot @ Joyfully Retired says: August 8, 2018 at 2:27 PM Sorry, I thought it didn’t take my first comment. Reply Vicki says: August 8, 2018 at 3:50 PM No problem Margot! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your Comment You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> Name (required) E-mail (required) URI This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.