astraddle

[ uh-strad-l ]
/ əˈstræd l /

adverb, adjective, preposition

astride with one leg on each side of; astride: sitting astraddle a fence.

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Origin of astraddle

First recorded in 1695–1705; a-1 + straddle
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British Dictionary definitions for astraddle

astraddle
/ (əˈstrædəl) /

adjective

(postpositive) with a leg on either side of something

preposition

astride
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