western saddle

noun, often capitalized W

Definition of western saddle

: a deep-seated saddle used originally by cattlemen that has broad skirts and fenders and a high pommel with a horn for holding the lariat

called also stock saddle

First Known Use of western saddle

1853, in the meaning defined above

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“Western saddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/western%20saddle. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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