saddlebow

noun
sad·​dle·​bow | \ ˈsa-dᵊl-ˌbō How to pronounce saddlebow (audio) \

Definition of saddlebow

: the arch in or the pieces forming the front of a saddle

First Known Use of saddlebow

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Saddlebow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saddlebows. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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