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RI'DING, participle present tense [from ride.]

1. Passing or traveling on a beast or in a vehicle; floating.

2. adjective Employed to travel on any occasion.

No suffragan bishop shall have more than one riding apparitor.

RI'DING, noun

1. A road cut in a wood or through a ground, for the diversion of riding therein.

2. [corrupted from trithing, third.] One of the three intermediate jurisdictions between a three and a hundred, into which the county of York, in England, is divided, anciently under the government of a reeve.