saddle soap


noun

a soap, usually consisting chiefly of Castile, used for cleaning and preserving saddles and other leather articles.

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Origin of saddle soap

First recorded in 1885–90
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  • Person and intellect were always thoroughly scrubbed as with saddle-soap.

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British Dictionary definitions for saddle soap

saddle soap

noun

a soft soap containing neat's-foot oil used to preserve and clean leather
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