Definition: A seat for a rider, -- usually made of leather, padded to
span comfortably a horse's back, furnished with stirrups for the
rider's feet to rest in, and fastened in place with a girth; also, a
seat for the rider on a bicycle or tricycle.
Definition: A padded part of a harness which is worn on a horse's back,
being fastened in place with a girth. It serves various purposes, as to
keep the breeching in place, carry guides for the reins, etc.
Definition: A piece of meat containing a part of the backbone of an
animal with the ribs on each side; as, a saddle of mutton, of venison,
Definition: A block of wood, usually fastened to some spar, and shaped
to receive the end of another spar.
Definition: A part, as a flange, which is hollowed out to fit upon a
convex surface and serve as a means of attachment or support.
Definition: The clitellus of an earthworm.
Definition: The threshold of a door, when a separate piece from the
floor or landing; -- so called because it spans and covers the joint
between two floors.
Definition: To put a saddle upon; to equip (a beast) for riding.
Definition: Hence: To fix as a charge or burden upon; to load; to
encumber; as, to saddle a town with the expense of bridges and