saddlebow
noun Date: before 12th century the arch in or the pieces forming the front of a saddle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Saddlebow — Sad dle*bow , n. [AS. sadelboga.] The bow or arch in the front part of a saddle, or the pieces which form the front. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saddlebow — [sad′ lbō΄] n. the arched front part, or bow, of a saddle, the top of which is the pommel …   English World dictionary

  • saddlebow — /sad l boh /, n. the arched front part of a saddle or saddletree. [bef. 900; ME, OE. See SADDLE, BOW2] * * * …   Universalium

  • saddlebow — noun The front part of the saddle that is arched up like a bow …   Wiktionary

  • saddlebow — n. arched front part of a saddle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • saddlebow — /ˈsædlboʊ/ (say sadlboh) noun the arched front part of a saddle or saddletree. {saddle + bow2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • saddlebow — noun handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle • Syn: ↑pommel • Hypernyms: ↑handle, ↑grip, ↑handgrip, ↑hold • Hyponyms: ↑horn, ↑saddle hor …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Pommel — Pom mel, n. [OE. pomel, OF. pomel, F. pommeau, LL. pomellus, fr. L. pomum fruit, LL. also, an apple. See {Pome}.] A knob or ball; an object resembling a ball in form; as: (a) The knob on the hilt of a sword. Macaulay. (b) The knob or protuberant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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