English saddle
noun Date: 1739 a saddle with long side bars, steel cantle and pommel, no horn, and a leather seat supported by webbing stretched between the saddlebow and cantle — see saddle illustration

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • English saddle — a saddle having a steel cantle and pommel, no horn, full side flaps usually set forward, a well padded leather seat, and a saddletree or frame designed to conform to the line of the rider s back. See diag. under saddle. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

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