Saddle

[s_ˈa_d_əl], [sˈadə͡l], [sˈadə‍l]

Definitions of saddle:

  1.   a seat for the rider of a bicycle
  2.   The clitellus of an earthworm.
  3.   To equip with a seat for a rider; burden or embarrass; as, to saddle a town with debt.
  4.   A seat or pad to support a rider.
  5.   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.
  6.   The two hind quarters or the loins, as of mutton or venison.
  7.   a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks ( is shaped like a saddle)
  8.   A ridge connected two higher elevations; a low point in the crest line of a ridge; a col.
  9.   To put a saddle upon; to equip ( a beast) for riding.
  10.   A block of wood, usually fastened to some spar, and shaped to receive the end of another spar.
  11.   A formation of gold- bearing quartz occurring along the crest of an anticlinal fold, esp. in Australia.
  12.   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.
  13.   A part, as a flange, which is hollowed out to fit upon a convex surface and serve as a means of attachment or support.
  14.   load or burden; encumber; " he saddled me with that heavy responsibility"
  15.   a seat for the rider of a horse
  16.   To put a saddle on; to load; to burden.
  17.   impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; " He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"
  18.   a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe
  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.   To put a saddle on.
  21.   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.
  22.   put a saddle on; " saddle the horses"
  23.   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.
  24.   A seat for a rider on a horse's back, a bicycle, etc.; anything shaped like a saddle, as a certain cut of meat.
  25.   To put a saddle on: to load.
  26.   To put a saddle on; load; burden.
  27.   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.
  28.   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.
  29.   cut of meat ( especially mutton or lamb) consisting of part of the backbone and both loins
  30.   posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl
  31.   A seat on a horse's, back for the rider to sit on; something like a saddle.
  32.   Seat for a horse's back; the two loins of venison, & c.

Antonyms for saddle:

disencumber, unburden, relieve, unsaddle, offsaddle, accommodate, rid, disburden, divest, oblige.


Quotes for 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. So you did bring in my saddle eh, Nick? ” – The Girl of the Golden West by David Belasco
  2. “ I had told him to get the job done at once, and not return without the saddle – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  3. 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
  4. “ " 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
  5. 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
  6. If I can't, I shall have to go to sleep in the saddle – Ahead of the Army by W. O. Stoddard
  7. It was miles away, I announced readily, away up on The Saddle – The Mystery of the Green Ray by William Le Queux
  8. He crossed the room, hung up his saddle and found her sitting near. ” – Black Jack by Max Brand
  9. Turning in her saddle she saw Sebastien coming along the valley trail at a gallop. ” – The Mystery of The Barranca by Herman Whitaker
  10. “ I'd spoil the saddle – Tales from the Veld by Ernest Glanville
  11. Looking down upon them from his saddle was Leopold of Lutha. ” – The Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  12. 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
  13. “ What's that saddle worth? ” – Cow-Country by B. M. Bower
  14. “ 525 4 Saddle of road 7412 ft. ” – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  15. “ " 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
  16. He was up in the saddle – Riders of the Silences by Max Brand
  17. 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
  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. Shall we saddle up at once, Dave? ” – The Golden Canyon Contents: The Golden Canyon; The Stone Chest by G. A. Henty
  20. “ " We'll go back to camp now, and get a pack, saddle and horse," he said. ” – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey

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