saddle seat

noun

: a slightly concave chair seat (as of a Windsor chair) with sometimes a thickened ridge at the center front

Examples of saddle seat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tickled Pink Memorabilia Mall in Louisville. nuts & bolts: Home for the horses Owner: Jo Cornell, who is a saddle seat equitation instructor. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, 7 Mar. 2024 The ride also comes outfitted with premium accessories such as an embossed solo saddle seat, white center-spoked wheels and a Klock Werks flared wind deflector. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 6 Mar. 2023 The mezcal and tequila bar, Bodega Mezcaleria, stocked with the country’s artisan labels, remains open for sipping from sustainable coconut cups while straddling a saddle seat, whether on a noon or midnight whim. Lauren Mowery, Forbes, 16 May 2022 The American Royal is a show that is deep in tradition for saddle seat riders dating to its inception in 1905. Chris Barlow, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of saddle seat was in 1895

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“Saddle seat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saddle%20seat. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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