saddle seat
noun Date: 1925 a slightly concave chair seat (as of a Windsor chair) with sometimes a thickened ridge at the center front

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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 seat — n. a concave wooden seat, esp. of a Windsor chair, often with a central ridge running from the front toward the back …   English World dictionary

  • saddle seat — noun a chair seat that is slightly concave and sometimes has a thickened ridge in the center the saddle seat fitted his buttocks nicely • Hypernyms: ↑seat …   Useful english dictionary

  • saddle seat — sad′dle seat n. fur a chair seat having a double slope downward from a central ridge highest at the front • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • saddle seat — a chair seat having a double slope downward from a central ridge highest at the front. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • saddle seat — noun a) A slightly concave seat (used in a Windsor chair) that sometimes has a thick ridge in front b) A style of horseback riding, designed in the United States to show off a horses gaits, especially the trot …   Wiktionary

  • Saddle — A saddle is a supportive structure for a rider or other load, fastened to an animal s back by a girth. The most common type is the equestrian saddle designed for a horse, but specialized saddles have been created for camels and other creatures.… …   Wikipedia

  • seat — Synonyms and related words: CP, Eames chair, GHQ, HQ, Hitchcock chair, TV chair, abiding place, abode, accommodate, address, angle, armchair, armless chair, arse, ass, back seat, backside, banquette, bar stool, barber chair, barrel chair, base,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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

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