harness to

harness someone (or an animal) to something

to attach someone, something, or an animal to something with a harness. The instructor harnessed me to the hang glider, and I really began to get nervous. Andrew harnessed the horses to the little wagon.
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He just sat down on the snow, and played with the seal-hide trace that ran from his harness to the pitu, the big thong in the bows of the sleigh.
The harness was constructed using four, one inch wide pieces of the split cowhide; one piece for the headband, one piece that runs from the back of the head to the forehead, and one piece, each, for the two sides running from the side of the harness to the crown.
An optional tactical vest, which integrates with the X Class harness to provide a unified rescue vest-harness ensemble, will also be available.
Reconnect the wiring harness to the AFES master controller.
The Rescue One CDS contains 30 feet of 8mm, 4,000-pound-test line built into the back of the harness to safely descend up to 30 feet.
Testing has demonstrated that for Super Elite child restraints without these modifications, the resulting harness loads during a crash could cause the harness to move and allow the child's head to move further forward than allowed by Safety Standard 213.
With help from veterinarians and mushers, Franzen redesigned the harness to ease the stress points.
PHOTO (color) Humorist Dave Barry's annual gift guide includes this harness to keep hunters from falling out of trees and maybe hurting some animals.
But keep those big feet off the pylon, the ejector rack and the electrical harness to avoid problems.
The long-lasting webbing allows the harness to stay in service longer in even the harshest environments, while the water-repellence prevents absorption of water, keeping the harness lightweight and comfortable.