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saddle seat

a chair seat having a double slope downward from a central ridge highest at the front.
Origin of saddle seat
First recorded in 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Sandy swung up the heavy stirrups and tied them above the saddle seat.

    Rimrock Trail J. Allan Dunn
  • Throw the lash rope across the saddle seat, an equal division of rope falling to either side.

    Packing and Portaging Dillon Wallace
  • She had swung down on the other side of the horse, and her glance at him across the saddle seat was like a rapier thrust.

    A Texas Ranger William MacLeod Raine
  • One of them, lying with his head against the second saddle seat, wears what was once a fashionable white English yachting suit.

    Captain Brassbound's Conversion George Bernard Shaw
  • He had been comfortably wrapped in his blanket; his head had been resting on a saddle seat.

    Square Deal Sanderson

    Charles Alden Seltzer
  • His sleep over, he had discovered that the saddle seat felt hard to his cheek.

    Square Deal Sanderson

    Charles Alden Seltzer
  • For himself, he kept oversight over the progress from the saddle seat of a fine horse that he possessed.

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