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dally
 n.— «The reatas were from fifty to seventy feet long and the cattle were snared at long range. They took the dallies then just like the California cow punchers do to this day. (To dally means to wrap the reatta around the saddle horn.)» —“Can You Imagine?” by Frank M. King Los Angeles Times June 11, 1933. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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