Bouncing awkwardly on the saddle’s cantle, she looked back. The guards were jogging after them, but in a desultory way; they could not outrun a horse. Her poor bay was still staggering about.
She wrapped her arms tightly around Lucien, not wanting to think about the image that kept pushing its way into her head: Bayard lying flat out on the ground while Ista tended him. She closed her eyes. Some decisions could never be unmade, some actions never undone.
Raby, Amy (2013-04-02). Assassin’s Gambit: The Hearts and Thrones Series (Kindle Locations 2602-2605). Penguin Group US. Kindle Edition.
Definition from OneLook Online Dictionary
This wasn’t a new word for me (I used to ride and was one of those spoiled kids who had a horse in high school), but I like it. It’s one of those words to me that just soudns cool, and you don’t get to use it very often.