western saddle


often capitalized W
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of western saddle was in 1853

Dictionary Entries Near western saddle

Cite this Entry

“Western saddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/western%20saddle. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

western saddle

often capitalized W
: a large saddle having a deep broad seat and a high front and back
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!