saddle leather
noun Date: 1771 leather made of cowhide that is usually tanned with vegetable tannins and is used especially for saddlery; also smooth polished leather simulating this

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • saddle leather — noun 1. : vegetable tanned cattlehide usually tan in color for saddlery 2. : cattlehide leather for handbags and fancy leather goods colored and finished to resemble saddle leather * * * 1. hide, as from a cow or bull, that undergoes vegetable… …   Useful english dictionary

  • saddle leather — 1. hide, as from a cow or bull, that undergoes vegetable tanning and is used for saddlery. 2. leather that simulates the vegetable tanned product and is used for a variety of goods, as handbags and jackets. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • saddle leather — sad′dle leath er n. 1) hide, as from a cow or bull, that undergoes vegetable tanning and is used for saddlery 2) clo any leather that simulates this, used for clothing, accessories, etc • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • leather — n. composition; genuine; imitation; patent; saddle leather * * * [ leðə] genuine imitation patent saddle leather composition …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Saddle soap — is a preparatory compound containing mild soap and softening ingredients such as neatsfoot oil, glycerin, and lanolin. It is used for cleaning, conditioning and softening leather, particularly that of saddles and other horse tack, hence its… …   Wikipedia

  • Saddle seat — is a style of horseback riding within the category of English riding that is designed to show off the high trotting action of certain horse breeds. The style developed into its modern form in the United States, and is also seen in Canada and… …   Wikipedia

  • Saddle shoe — Saddle shoes are formal two toned leather footwear, the normal coloration is white and black, although other colorations are frequently sold. The toe and back of the shoe are white and the name comes from the saddle of black leather on the middle …   Wikipedia

  • Saddle — Sad dle, n. [OE. sadel, AS. sadol; akin to D. zadel, G. sattel, OHG. satal, satul, Icel. s[ o][eth]ull, Dan. & Sw. sadel; cf. Russ. siedlo; all perh. ultimately from the root of E. sit.] 1. A seat for a rider, usually made of leather, padded to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saddle bar — Saddle Sad dle, n. [OE. sadel, AS. sadol; akin to D. zadel, G. sattel, OHG. satal, satul, Icel. s[ o][eth]ull, Dan. & Sw. sadel; cf. Russ. siedlo; all perh. ultimately from the root of E. sit.] 1. A seat for a rider, usually made of leather,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saddle gall — Saddle Sad dle, n. [OE. sadel, AS. sadol; akin to D. zadel, G. sattel, OHG. satal, satul, Icel. s[ o][eth]ull, Dan. & Sw. sadel; cf. Russ. siedlo; all perh. ultimately from the root of E. sit.] 1. A seat for a rider, usually made of leather,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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