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saddle sore

noun

: a sore on the back of a horse caused by a saddle that is not fitted correctly

: a sore area on a horse rider's body that is caused by rubbing against the saddle

Full Definition of SADDLE SORE

1
:  a gall or open sore developing on the back of a horse at points of pressure from an ill-fitting or ill-adjusted saddle
2
:  an irritation or sore on parts of the rider chafed by the saddle

First Known Use of SADDLE SORE

1946

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