saddle seat


noun

a chair seat having a double slope downward from a central ridge highest at the front.

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Origin of saddle seat

First recorded in 1890–95
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Example sentences from the Web for saddle seat

  • Cantle: The somewhat elevated ridge at the back part of the saddle-seat.

  • Davy was fairly busy in retaining his saddle-seat as Peaches followed old Frosty around the dangerous turns.

    David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney