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saddle sore

noun
1.
an irritation or sore on a horse caused by the rubbing of a poorly adjusted saddle.
2.
an irritation or sore on a rider caused by a saddle.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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British Dictionary definitions for saddle-sore

saddle-sore

adjective
1.
sore after riding a horse
2.
(of a horse or rider) having sores caused by the chafing of the saddle
noun
3.
such a sore
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