sad·​dler ˈsad-lər How to pronounce saddler (audio)
: one that makes, repairs, or sells saddles and other furnishings for horses

Examples of saddler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Present No bread, no circuses: The Olympics and climate change Perhaps downhill and cross-country skiers don’t face the fate of potters, typesetters and saddlers, but their situation is certainly unclear. Big Think, 24 June 2024 In 1821, a 20-year-old innkeeper’s son named Thierry Hermès, who grew up in the German textile town of Krefeld, moved to France’s Normandy region and apprenticed as a saddler. Lindsay Talbot, New York Times, 8 Nov. 2023 After its 2011 runway debut by then-creative director Jean Paul Gaultier, the Picnic Kelly—which requires 10 hours of meticulous craftsmanship by both a master saddler and a basket weaver—was discontinued in 2018. Leena Kim, Town & Country, 30 July 2022 Authorities indicted three suspects believed to have attacked the women during a botched burglary or business transaction but found the men not guilty, instead accusing a saddler who had left the city. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 Feb. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of saddler was in the 13th century

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“Saddler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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sad·​dler ˈsad-lər How to pronounce saddler (audio)
: one that makes, repairs, or sells horse equipment (as saddles)
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