saddlery

noun

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

Examples of saddlery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The building was formerly a saddlery store and warehouse, built in 1860. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 12 July 2023 Based on the range of artifacts found, the neighborhood appears to have hosted eateries, pubs, a saddlery, leather shops, grocers and boarding houses. Alex Fox, Smithsonian Magazine, 29 June 2020 The omniscient narrator makes no concession to readers unfamiliar with 19th-century saddlery, obscure geological terminology, and desert botany. Graeme Wood, The Atlantic, 5 Dec. 2022 Those understated handbags, discreet, but reassuringly expensive—by Launer, based in Walsall, a not very glamorous town in the Midlands which quietly turns out superb leatherwork, including saddlery for the Windsors, this most horsey of families. James Collard, Robb Report, 9 Sep. 2022 Powers wanted to offer riders a saddlery shop with the best and broadest selection of apparel and products. Cathy Kozlowicz, Journal Sentinel, 29 Sep. 2022 When Hermès diversified its saddlery business after World War I, its design focus shifted to outdoor leisure activities of other kinds—golfing jackets, swimwear, pilots’ jumpsuits, and mid-weight sweaters perfect for mountaineering. Celia Ellenberg, Vogue, 12 Sep. 2022 Hermes’s diversification strategy has also helped the brand, which is historically known for its biggest leather goods and saddlery unit. Angelina Rascouet, Fortune, 29 July 2022 In both years, leather goods and saddlery were its cash cow and grew a dynamic 48% from 2019. Pamela N. Danziger, Forbes, 25 Apr. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of saddlery was in the 15th century

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“Saddlery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saddlery. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

saddlery

noun
plural saddleries
: the work, articles of trade, or shop of a saddler
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