saddle sore
noun Date: 1946 1. a gall or open sore developing on the back of a horse at points of pressure from an ill-fitting or ill-adjusted saddle 2. an irritation or sore on parts of the rider chafed by the saddle

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  • saddle sore — saddle ,sore noun count usually plural 1. ) a sore place on your legs or BUTTOCKS that you get from riding a horse or a bicycle 2. ) a sore place on a horse that it gets from wearing a SADDLE that does not fit correctly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • saddle sore — n. a sore or irritation caused by friction of a saddle on a horse or rider …   English World dictionary

  • saddle-sore — adj [not before noun] feeling stiff and sore after riding a horse or bicycle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • saddle-sore — saddle ,sore adjective suffering from sore muscles and feeling stiff after you ride a horse or a bicycle …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • saddle sore — noun 1. an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill fitting or badly adjusted saddle • Syn: ↑gall • Derivationally related forms: ↑gall (for: ↑gall) • Hypernyms: ↑animal disease …   Useful english dictionary

  • saddle-sore — adjective (of a rider) sore after riding a horse • Similar to: ↑painful * * * saddˈle sore adjective (of a rider) with buttocks and inner thighs sore or chafed from riding • • • Main Entry: ↑saddle * * * saddle sore UK US adjective suffering from …   Useful english dictionary

  • saddle sore — noun a bruise or sore on a horse s back, caused by an ill fitting saddle. adjective (saddle sore) chafed by a saddle …   English new terms dictionary

  • saddle sore — sad′dle sore n. 1) vet an irritation or sore on a horse caused by the rubbing of a poorly adjusted saddle 2) pat an irritation or sore on a rider caused by a saddle • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • saddle sore — 1. an irritation or sore on a horse caused by the rubbing of a poorly adjusted saddle. 2. an irritation or sore on a rider caused by a saddle. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • saddle sore — 1. noun A gall, a sore developed by a horse from an ill fitting or ill adjusted saddle. 2. adjective Pertaining to a horse with saddle sores, or to a rider who has been riding too long …   Wiktionary

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