bestride (v.)
mount, ride, sit upon
Cym IV.iv.38[Arviragus to Belarius and Guiderius] I ... / Never bestrid a horse
E3 IV.iv.92[Second Herald to Prince Edward, of a horse] As swift as ever yet thou didst bestride
E3 IV.iv.97[Prince Edward to Second Herald, of Normandy] Bid him today bestride the jade himself
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