Without or deprived of a rider.

...the spectacle of Rob the Grinder returning down the street, leading the riderless horse, appeared to have some extraneous interest...

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  • riderless — raɪdÉ™(r)lɪs adj. lacking a rider, having no rider …   English contemporary dictionary

  • riderless — rid·er·less …   English syllables

  • riderless — ˈrīdə(r)lə̇s adjective : having no rider …   Useful english dictionary

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  • State funeral of John F. Kennedy — Robert Kennedy and Jean Kennedy seen following Jacqueline Kennedy as she leaves the United States Capitol with John Kennedy Jr. and Caroline Kennedy, after viewing John F. Kennedy lying in state, 1963. The state funeral of John F. Kennedy took… …   Wikipedia

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