sidesaddle
noun Date: 15th century a saddle for women in which the rider sits with both legs on one side of the horse • sidesaddle adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sidesaddle — riding is a form of Equestrianism that uses a type of saddle which allows a rider (usually female) to sit aside rather than astride a horse, mule or pony. Sitting aside dates back to antiquity and developed in European countries in the Middle… …   Wikipedia

  • Sidesaddle — Side sad dle, n. A saddle for women, in which the rider sits with both feet on one side of the animal mounted. [1913 Webster] {Sidesaddle flower} (Bot.), a plant with hollow leaves and curiously shaped flowers; called also {huntsman s cup}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sidesaddle — [sīd′sad΄ l] n. a saddle, designed esp. for women riders in skirts, upon which the rider sits with both legs on the same side of the animal adv. on or as if on a sidesaddle …   English World dictionary

  • sidesaddle — /suyd sad l/, n. 1. a saddle for women on which the rider sits, facing forward, usually with both feet on the left side of the horse. adv. 2. seated on a sidesaddle: The girl hunted sidesaddle. [1485 95; earlier syd saddyl. See SIDE1, SADDLE] * * …   Universalium

  • sidesaddle — I noun a saddle for a woman; rider sits with both feet on the same side of the horse • Hypernyms: ↑saddle II adverb on or as if on a sidesaddle she rode sidesaddle …   Useful english dictionary

  • sidesaddle — n. women s saddle in which the rider sits with both legs on one side of the horse adv. on a sidesaddle, with both legs on the same side of the horse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sidesaddle — side•sad•dle [[t]ˈsaɪdˌsæd l[/t]] n. 1) a saddle for women on which the rider sits, facing forward, usu. with both feet on the left side of the horse 2) seated on a sidesaddle • Etymology: 1485–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • sidesaddle — 1. noun A saddle, usually for a woman, in which the rider sits with both legs on the same side of the horse. 2. adverb Using such a saddle …   Wiktionary

  • sidesaddle — side|sad|dle [ saıd,sædl ] adverb sitting on a horse with both your legs on the same side of the horse …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sidesaddle — UK [ˈsaɪdˌsæd(ə)l] / US adverb sitting on a horse with both your legs on the same side of the horse …   English dictionary

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