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English definition of “stirrup”

stirrup

noun [C] uk   /ˈstɪr.əp/ us  
one of a pair of pieces of metal shaped like the letter D that hang from the side of a horse's saddle, used for resting your foot when you are ridingHorse ridingHorse racing
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