sidesaddle

noun side·sad·dle \ ˈsīd-ˌsa-dᵊl \

Definition of sidesaddle

: a saddle for women in which the rider sits with both legs on one side of the horse

sidesaddle

adverb

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First Known Use of sidesaddle

15th century


SIDESADDLE Defined for English Language Learners

sidesaddle

noun

Definition of sidesaddle for English Language Learners

  • : a saddle that is made for a rider to sit with both legs on one side of the horse


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