- the arched front part of a saddle or saddletree.
Origin of saddlebow
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Examples from the Web for saddlebow
Sparrow, his prize flung across his saddlebow, turned with me.To Have and To Hold
He bent his head to his saddlebow, tuned his horse, and began to gallop away.The Bee Hunters
Cathbarr grunted, and slung the heavy hammer-ax at his saddlebow.Nuala O'Malley
Count Saxe bowed to his saddlebow, and his eyes did her homage.Francezka
Molly Elliot Seawell
Then hanging his grandfather's club to his saddlebow, he rode on.
- the pommel of a saddle
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