noun can·tle \ˈkan-təl\

Definition of CANTLE

:  a segment cut off or out of something :  part, portion
:  the upward projecting rear part of a saddle

Origin of CANTLE

Middle English cantel, from Anglo-French cantel, chantel, diminutive of Old French chant side, edge — more at cant
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Equestrian Terms

canter, curry, farrier, hunter, paddock, router, skirt, tack

Rhymes with CANTLE


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