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sidesaddle

[sahyd-sad-l]
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noun
  1. a saddle for women on which the rider sits, facing forward, usually with both feet on the left side of the horse.
adverb
  1. seated on a sidesaddle: The girl hunted sidesaddle.

Origin of sidesaddle

1485–95; earlier syd saddyl. See side1, saddle
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Examples from the Web for sidesaddle

Historical Examples

  • I don't think I'd say anything about—the sidesaddle to Miss Lorton—yet.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills

    Charles Garvice

  • You want a horse and sidesaddle to carry off some girl to-night.

    The Purple Land

    W. H. Hudson

  • But that there tenderfoot started off sidesaddle, like a missioner.

  • It's an outrage both to horse and woman to ride in a sidesaddle.

  • "I couldn't get the sidesaddle," he explained apologetically.

    Lonesome Land

    B. M. Bower