Saddle-backed
Saddle-backed Sad"dle-backed`, a. 1. Having the outline of the upper part concave like the seat of a saddle. [1913 Webster]

2. Having a low back and high neck, as a horse. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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