astraddle

adverb
astrad·dle | \ə-ˈstra-dᵊl \

Definition of astraddle 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: on or above and extending onto both sides : astride

astraddle

preposition

Definition of astraddle (Entry 2 of 2)

: with one leg on each side of : astride

First Known Use of astraddle

Adverb

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

Preposition

1832, in the meaning defined above

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