riding light

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Noun1.riding light - a light in the rigging of a ship that is riding at anchor
light source, light - any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"
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After dark, any time he's around, change your anchorage and douse your riding light. Savve?"
The riding light in the forerigging burned with a clear, untroubled, as if symbolic, flame, confident and bright in the mysterious shades of the night.
I struck out for another of these little islands, and it was from that one that I first saw your riding light. Something to swim for.
In short, after he had gone to sleep, his fisherman's riding light had gone out, and the Apache had run over his net.
If you're riding light a couple of days in a row you have to keep an eye on it.
I am riding light again on GOT ATTITUDE in the handicap chase.
The all-cotton blend uses a subtle ribbing to keep the fabric riding light on the skin and it comes with an advertised UPF 30 rating to protect against sunburn.
So far, the number of people riding light rail to the airport on the new MAX line is on target.
Tebbutt has recently returned to riding light exercise at home since recovering from an injury to his shoulder when Cockney Rebel unshipped him at Geoff Huffer's yard in February, and is waiting for the all-clear from the British Horseracing Authority's chief medical adviser Dr Michael Turner to resume normal service.
``I was flying at this stage last year but riding light one day, heavy the next, started getting to me and I couldn't handle it at the time,'' he said.