sad·​dlery | \ ˈsad-lə-rē How to pronounce saddlery (audio) , ˈsa-dᵊl-rē How to pronounce saddlery (audio) \
plural saddleries

Definition of saddlery

: the trade, articles of trade, or shop of a saddler

Examples of saddlery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The surgical masks are being made by the saddlery department, which is responsible for making the interiors of Lamborghinis. Mihir Maddireddy, Car and Driver, "Lamborghini Is Hand Stitching Masks and 3D Printing Face Shields," 2 Apr. 2020 Amid antique saddlery dating back to the Mongol invasion, Alonso, whose studio is in the London borough of Hackney, discovered a set of collapsible Victorian paper dioramas and some folding lamps from the early days of electric light. New York Times, "An Eclectic German Getaway, Utilitarian Fall Boots and More," 11 Oct. 2019 The show features 40 luggage pieces from the Rimowa’s archive, each telling the story of the company’s history, founded by German designer Paul Morszeck as a small saddlery shop a few blocks from the Rhine in Cologne, and its role in pop culture. Nadia Neophytou, The Hollywood Reporter, "Rimowa Gold Attaché Case Featured in 'Mission Impossible' on Display at Sotheby's," 23 Sep. 2019 The saddlery inside the Sport Turismo is impeccable, and the materials are top-notch. Dan Neil, WSJ, "2018 Porsche Panamera: Fast, Furious and, Yes, a Station Wagon," 19 Dec. 2018 The saddlery is impeccable, the materials top-notch. Dan Neil, WSJ, "2018 Porsche Panamera: Fast, Furious and, Yes, a Station Wagon," 19 Dec. 2018 Patrick Murphy was a witty, erudite man of commanding presence who had taken a failing saddlery, Mark Cross, and made it into the most prestigious leather-goods company in America. Helen A. Cooper, WSJ, "A Severe Take on Timeless Pleasures," 27 July 2018 Six auctioneers banter and dicker their way through rows of antique plows, hand crank Maytags, saddlery and a few lobster traps. Pat Mcdonogh, The Courier-Journal, "Dinky's Auction becomes a giant enterprise in the heart of Indiana Amish country once again," 17 Mar. 2018 The region is also known for its saddlery products (belts, harnesses, boots etc.). National Geographic, "UN Announces 23 New Nature Reserves While U.S. Removes 17," 14 June 2017

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First Known Use of saddlery

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Saddlery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of saddlery

: the work of making, repairing, or selling saddles and other equipment for horses
: saddles and other equipment for horses
: a place where saddles and other equipment for horses is sold or stored

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