saddlecloth
noun Date: 15th century a cloth placed under or over a saddle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Saddlecloth — Sad dle*cloth (?; 115), n. A cloth under a saddle, and extending out behind; a housing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saddlecloth — [sad′ lklôth΄, sad′ lkläth΄] n. a thick cloth placed under a saddle on an animal s back …   English World dictionary

  • saddlecloth — /sad l klawth , kloth /, n., pl. saddlecloths / klawdhz , klodhz , klawths , kloths /. 1. Horse Racing. a cloth placed over the saddle of a racehorse bearing the horse s number. 2. See saddle blanket. [1475 85; SADDLE + CLOTH] * * * …   Universalium

  • saddlecloth — noun a) A blanket placed under a saddle, a saddle blanket. b) A cloth displaying a racehorses number. See Also: saddle pad …   Wiktionary

  • saddlecloth — n. saddle blanket, thick pad placed under a saddle to prevent it from irritating the horse s skin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • saddlecloth — noun a cloth laid on a horse s back under the saddle …   English new terms dictionary

  • saddlecloth — sad•dle•cloth [[t]ˈsæd lˌklɔθ, ˌklɒθ[/t]] n. pl. cloths [[t] ˌklɔðz, ˌklɒðz, ˌklɔθs, ˌklɒθs[/t]] spo a cloth placed over the saddle of a racehorse bearing the horse s number • Etymology: 1475–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • saddlecloth — /ˈsædlklɒθ/ (say sadlkloth) noun a cloth placed between a horse s back and the saddle …   Australian English dictionary

  • saddlecloth — noun stable gear consisting of a blanket placed under the saddle • Syn: ↑saddle blanket, ↑horse blanket • Hypernyms: ↑stable gear, ↑saddlery, ↑tack • Hyponyms: ↑apishamore …   Useful english dictionary

  • saddle blanket — noun stable gear consisting of a blanket placed under the saddle • Syn: ↑saddlecloth, ↑horse blanket • Hypernyms: ↑stable gear, ↑saddlery, ↑tack • Hyponyms: ↑apishamore …   Useful english dictionary

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