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[sahyd-sad-l] /ˈsaɪdˌsæd l/
a saddle for women on which the rider sits, facing forward, usually with both feet on the left side of the horse.
seated on a sidesaddle:
The girl hunted sidesaddle.
Origin of sidesaddle
1485-95; earlier syd saddyl. See side1, saddle Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • 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.

    Ruth Fielding In the Saddle Alice B. Emerson
  • 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
  • "I don't know where you will get a sidesaddle," Stanwood had demurred when the purchase was first proposed.

    Peak and Prairie Anna Fuller
  • I may be very bold to offer any suggestions, but the lady's sidesaddle of the nineteenth century is very far from being pleasant.

    Ladies on Horseback Nannie Lambert

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