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Definitions of saddle

  1. a seat for the rider of a bicycle
  2. impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; " He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"
  3. put a saddle on; " saddle the horses"
  4. posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl
  5. a seat for the rider of a horse
  6. a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe
  7. cut of meat ( especially mutton or lamb) consisting of part of the backbone and both loins
  8. a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks ( is shaped like a saddle)
  9. load or burden; encumber; " he saddled me with that heavy responsibility"
  10. The clitellus of an earthworm.
  11. A ridge connected two higher elevations; a low point in the crest line of a ridge; a col.
  12. A formation of gold- bearing quartz occurring along the crest of an anticlinal fold, esp. in Australia.
  13. A padded part of a harness which is worn on a horse's back, being fastened in place with a girth. It serves various purposes, as to keep the breeching in place, carry guides for the reins, etc.
  14. A piece of meat containing a part of the backbone of an animal with the ribs on each side; as, a saddle of mutton, of venison, etc.
  15. A block of wood, usually fastened to some spar, and shaped to receive the end of another spar.
  16. A part, as a flange, which is hollowed out to fit upon a convex surface and serve as a means of attachment or support.
  17. To put a saddle upon; to equip ( a beast) for riding.
  18. Hence: To fix as a charge or burden upon; to load; to encumber; as, to saddle a town with the expense of bridges and highways.
  19. A seat for a rider, - usually made of leather, padded to span comfortably a horse's back, furnished with stirrups for the rider's feet to rest in, and fastened in place with a girth; also, a seat for the rider on a bicycle or tricycle.
  20. The threshold of a door, when a separate piece from the floor or landing; - so called because it spans and covers the joint between two floors.
  21. A seat for a rider on a horse's back, a bicycle, etc.; anything shaped like a saddle, as a certain cut of meat.
  22. To equip with a seat for a rider; burden or embarrass; as, to saddle a town with debt.
  23. A seat or pad, generally of leather, for a horse's back: anything like a saddle, as a saddle of mutton ( the two loins undivided), etc.
  24. To put a saddle on: to load.
  25. Seat for a horse's back; the two loins of venison, & c.
  26. To put a saddle on.
  27. To put a saddle on; load; burden.
  28. A seat or pad to support a rider.
  29. The two hind quarters or the loins, as of mutton or venison.
  30. A seat on a horse's, back for the rider to sit on; something like a saddle.
  31. A seat placed on the horse's back for the rider to sit on; among seamen, a block of wood nailed on the lower yard- arms.
  32. To put a saddle on; to load; to burden.
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Quotes of saddle

  1. In fact, it was the women in our house who were in the saddle If men are the gods, women are not only the presidents but all the ministers of the government. – Pedro Almodovar
  2. My saddle horses are my friends. My dogs are my friends. – Wilford Brimley
  3. In these days when science is clearly in the saddle and when our knowledge of disease is advancing at a breathless pace, we are apt to forget that not all can ride and that he also serves who waits and who applies what the horseman discovers. – Harvey Cushing
  4. I hope to die in the saddle seat. – Albert Ellis
  5. I want to die in the saddle I love writing, producing, acting, directing. – Peter Fonda
  6. Jackson went from the professor's chair to the officer's saddle He carried with him the very elements of character which made him odious as a teacher; but I never saw him in an arbitrary mood. – Daniel H. Hill
  7. I have been hunted for twenty -one years. I have literally lived in the saddle I have never known a day of perfect peace. – Frank James
  8. The one thing I do not want to be called is First Lady. It sounds like a saddle horse. – Jackie Kennedy
  9. Simply put, I believe we should not seek the lowest common denominator when it comes to wilderness and saddle a wilderness designation with exceptions, exclusions, and exemptions. – Nick Rahall
  10. Saddle your dreams before you ride em. – Mary Webb

Usage examples for saddle

  1. He was up in the saddle – Riders of the Silences by Max Brand
  2. He was in the saddle in five minutes, and by the rate at which he started I did not doubt his success. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  3. " I'm going to start as soon as I can roll a smoke and saddle a horse," Thornton answered him, a little smile in his eyes. – Six Feet Four by Jackson Gregory
  4. Turning in her saddle she saw Sebastien coming along the valley trail at a gallop. – The Mystery of The Barranca by Herman Whitaker
  5. 525 4 Saddle of road 7412 ft. – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  6. What's that saddle worth? – Cow-Country by B. M. Bower
  7. " We'll go back to camp now, and get a pack, saddle and horse," he said. – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  8. If I can't, I shall have to go to sleep in the saddle – Ahead of the Army by W. O. Stoddard
  9. He crossed the room, hung up his saddle and found her sitting near. – Black Jack by Max Brand
  10. I had told him to get the job done at once, and not return without the saddle – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  11. I'd spoil the saddle – Tales from the Veld by Ernest Glanville
  12. Sometimes we could get a good saddle horse for Mademoiselle Capello and then she often did the whole day's travel on horseback. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  13. So you did bring in my saddle eh, Nick? – The Girl of the Golden West by David Belasco
  14. After dinner Melissy's saddle horse was brought around, and she joined her father to ride back with him for a few miles. – Brand Blotters by William MacLeod Raine
  15. Looking down upon them from his saddle was Leopold of Lutha. – The Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  16. Shall we saddle up at once, Dave? – The Golden Canyon Contents: The Golden Canyon; The Stone Chest by G. A. Henty
  17. It was miles away, I announced readily, away up on The Saddle – The Mystery of the Green Ray by William Le Queux
  18. Just as he was entering the wood, he turned round in his saddle and called out: " Above all, take care that they do not see you; don't go where the carriages are." – Bijou by Gyp
  19. " You are to bring your dress clothes strapped to your saddle in true colonial fashion, and spend the night here," Judith had continued. – Nobody's Child by Elizabeth Dejeans
  20. They used to catch a number of birds in this way, and in an hour or so a fellow would have a dozen or more hanging to his saddle – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston

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