saddle seat

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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. saddle leather,
  2. saddle nose,
  3. saddle oxford,
  4. saddle point,
  5. saddle roof,
  6. saddle shoe,
  7. saddle soap,
  8. saddle someone with,
  9. saddle sore,
  10. saddle stitch

Origin of saddle seat

First recorded in 1890–95

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Examples 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