astraddle

adverb
astrad·​dle | \ ə-ˈstra-dᵊl How to pronounce astraddle (audio) \

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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The first known use of astraddle was circa 1611

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“Astraddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/astraddle. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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