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saddle
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 11
2. A ridge connected two higher elevations; a low point in the crest line of a ridge; a col.
4. 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.
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. A block of wood, usually fastened to some spar, and shaped to receive the end of another spar.
8. 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.
9. 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.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To put a saddle upon; to equip ( a beast) for riding.
2. 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.
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