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noun, plural sad·dler·ies.
  1. saddles, harnesses, and other equipment for horses.
  2. the work, business, or shop of a saddler.
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Origin of saddlery

First recorded in 1400–50, saddlery is from the late Middle English word sadelerie. See saddler, -y3
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Examples from the Web for saddlery

Historical Examples

  • His astonishment increased as he recognised the saddlery to be British.

    With Haig on the Somme

    D. H. Parry

  • This tobacco will hang in your dress, and saddlery doesn't interest you.

  • The next day our saddlery and stable gear were served out to us.

    Trooper 3809

    Lionel Decle

  • And——of course you've got your own saddlery and gear of that sort.

    On the Road to Bagdad

    F. S. Brereton

  • Douglass had some saddlery matters to attend to and Grace's letter to answer.

British Dictionary definitions for saddlery


noun plural -dleries
  1. saddles, harness, and other leather equipment for horses collectively
  2. the business, work, or place of work of a saddler
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