saddlebag
noun Date: 1742 1. one of a pair of covered pouches laid across the back of a horse behind the saddle or hanging over the rear wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle 2. a bulge of lumpy fat in the outer area of the upper thighs

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  • saddlebag — ► NOUN ▪ a bag attached to a saddle …   English terms dictionary

  • saddlebag — [sad′ lbag΄] n. 1. a large bag, usually one of a pair, carried on either side of the back of a horse, etc., just behind the saddle ☆ 2. a similar bag carried over the back wheel of a motorcycle or bicycle 3. Informal a deposit of fat forming a… …   English World dictionary

  • saddlebag — UK [ˈsæd(ə)lˌbæɡ] / US noun [countable] Word forms saddlebag : singular saddlebag plural saddlebags a bag fixed to the seat on a horse, bicycle, or motorcycle, used for carrying things …   English dictionary

  • Saddlebag — Saddlebags are bags that are attached to saddles.Horse ridingIn horse riding saddlebags sit in various positions, on the side, in front or behind the saddle. They attach to the saddle s girthFact|date=June 2008 and to the saddle itself by straps… …   Wikipedia

  • saddlebag — [[t]sæ̱d(ə)lbæg[/t]] saddlebags also saddle bag N COUNT A saddlebag is a bag fastened to the saddle of a bicycle or motorcycle, or the saddle of a horse. Syn: pannier …   English dictionary

  • saddlebag — /sad l bag /, n. 1. a large bag or pouch, usually one of a pair, hung from a saddle, laid over the back of a horse behind the saddle, or mounted over the rear wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle. 2. Often, saddlebags. excess fat around the hips and… …   Universalium

  • saddlebag — noun one of a pair of covered pouches laid across the back of a horse behind the saddle or hanging over the rear wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle …   Wiktionary

  • saddlebag — sad·dle·bag sad əl .bag n a bulge of lumpy fat in the outer area of the upper thighs …   Medical dictionary

  • saddlebag — sad|dle|bag [ sædl,bæg ] noun count a bag attached to the seat on a horse, bicycle, or MOTORCYCLE, used for carrying things …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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