noun, plural sad·dle·cloths [sad-l-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈsæd lˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/.
- Horse Racing. a cloth placed over the saddle of a racehorse bearing the horse's number.
- saddle blanket.
Origin of saddlecloth
First recorded in 1475–85; saddle
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for saddlecloth
Historical Examples of saddlecloth
Sir Anthony Brown approached, leading a horse with a saddlecloth of crimson velvet, embroidered with gold and pearls.
A saddlecloth, after having been used on the horse, is put over the abdomen of the woman.
British Dictionary definitions for saddlecloth
- a light cloth put under a horse's saddle, so as to prevent rubbing
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