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astraddle

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adverb astrad·dle \ə-ˈstra-dəl\

Definition of astraddle

  1. :  on or above and extending onto both sides :  astride

First Known Use of astraddle

circa 1611


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astraddle

preposition astrad·dle

Definition of astraddle

  1. :  with one leg on each side of :  astride

First Known Use of astraddle

1832



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