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saddle

sad·dle

saddle

 
pronunciation:
sae dl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
in the saddle
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a leather seat that is used on the back of a horse or other animal to carry a rider.
 
definition 2: a seat on a bicycle, or something else like a saddle in shape and use.
phrase: in the saddle
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: saddled, saddles, saddling
definition 1: to put a saddle on.
She saddled her horse.
definition 2: to burden or load.
They saddled him with the job of cleaning up after the party.
similar words:
burden
definition 3: to climb into a saddle (often followed by "up").
The cowboys saddled up and rode off.
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