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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Riding \Rid"ing\, a. 1. Employed to travel; traveling; as, a riding clerk. "One riding apparitor." --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] 2. Used for riding on; as, a riding horse. [1913 Webster] 3. Used for riding, or when riding; devoted to riding; as, a riding whip; a riding habit; a riding day. [1913 Webster] Riding clerk. (a) A clerk who traveled for a commercial house. [Obs. Eng.] (b) One of the "six clerks" formerly attached to the English Court of Chancery. Riding hood. (a) A hood formerly worn by women when riding. (b) A kind of cloak with a hood. Riding master, an instructor in horsemanship. Riding rhyme (Pros.), the meter of five accents, with couplet rhyme; -- probably so called from the mounted pilgrims described in the Canterbury Tales. --Dr. Guest. Riding school, a school or place where the art of riding is taught. [1913 Webster]