lasso, lariat, reata.
Finally, there appeared his Riata
and Spurs, Boston, 1927, a summation and extension of previous autobiographies.
It comes from the twisted horsehair rope of a riata,
and not from the braided cowhide thongs of the regular lasso of a vacquero.
Meanwhile, Concho the redoubtable, Concho the fortunate, spared neither riata