unsaddle

verb
un·​sad·​dle | \ ˌən-ˈsa-dᵊl How to pronounce unsaddle (audio) \
unsaddled; unsaddling; unsaddles

Definition of unsaddle

transitive verb

1 : to take the saddle from
2 : to throw from the saddle

intransitive verb

: to remove the saddle from a horse

Examples of unsaddle in a Sentence

The riders unsaddled after the race.
Recent Examples on the Web Danielson unsaddled the animal at the trailhead and found a large hole worn well into its muscle by a small branch inadvertently trapped beneath the saddle blanket. Bill Monroe, OregonLive.com, 16 Feb. 2018 Danielson unsaddled the animal at the trailhead and found a large hole worn well into its muscle by a small branch inadvertently trapped beneath the saddle blanket. Bill Monroe, OregonLive.com, 16 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of unsaddle

14th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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“Unsaddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsaddle. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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unsaddle

verb

English Language Learners Definition of unsaddle

: to remove the saddle from (a horse)
: to get off a horse, bicycle, etc.

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