cantle

noun
can·​tle | \ˈkan-tᵊl \

Definition of cantle 

1 : a segment cut off or out of something : part, portion

2 : the upward projecting rear part of a saddle

First Known Use of cantle

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cantle

Middle English cantel, from Anglo-French cantel, chantel, diminutive of Old French chant side, edge — more at cant

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