saddle soap
noun Date: 1889 a mild soap used for cleansing and conditioning leather

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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 soap — ☆ saddle soap n. a preparation, usually of mild soap and neat s foot oil, for cleaning and softening leather …   English World dictionary

  • saddle soap —    flattery    Its quality is to make the seat more comfortable by softening it:     ... he pointed out he would save the saddle soap in future and come up with easier missions. (Coyle, 1987 a soldier had been getting the tough assignments… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • saddle soap — noun a mild soap for cleansing and conditioning leather • Syn: ↑leather soap • Hypernyms: ↑soap …   Useful english dictionary

  • saddle soap — sad′dle soap n. a soft, mild soap, used for cleaning and preserving saddles and other leather articles • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • saddle-soap — /ˈsædl soʊp/ (say sadl sohp) noun a soap, usually consisting of a mild soap and neat s foot oil, used for cleaning and preserving leather …   Australian English dictionary

  • saddle soap — a soap, usually consisting chiefly of Castile, used for cleaning and preserving saddles and other leather articles. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • saddle soap — noun A soap which is used to clean, soften and condition leather, especially horse tack (hence its name) …   Wiktionary

  • saddle soap — noun soft soap containing neat s foot oil, used for cleaning leather …   English new terms dictionary

  • 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

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