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sidesaddle

[ sahyd-sad-l ]
/ ˈsaɪdˌsæd l /
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noun

a saddle for women on which the rider sits, facing forward, usually with both feet on the left side of the horse.

adverb

seated on a sidesaddle: The girl hunted sidesaddle.

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Origin of sidesaddle

1485–95; earlier syd saddyl.See side1, saddle
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British Dictionary definitions for sidesaddle

side-saddle

noun

a riding saddle originally designed for women riders in skirts who sit with both legs on the near side of the horse

adverb

on or as if on a side-saddleto be riding side-saddle
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