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saddle seat

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of saddle seat1

First recorded in 1890–95

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Example Sentences

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

His sleep over, he had discovered that the saddle seat felt hard to his cheek.

He had been comfortably wrapped in his blanket; his head had been resting on a saddle seat.

For himself, he kept oversight over the progress from the saddle seat of a fine horse that he possessed.

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

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