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sidesaddle

[sahyd-sad-l] /ˈsaɪdˌsæd l/
noun
1.
a saddle for women on which the rider sits, facing forward, usually with both feet on the left side of the horse.
adverb
2.
seated on a sidesaddle:
The girl hunted sidesaddle.
Origin
1485-1495
1485-95; earlier syd saddyl. See side1, saddle
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British Dictionary definitions for side-saddle

side-saddle

noun
1.
a riding saddle originally designed for women riders in skirts who sit with both legs on the near side of the horse
adverb
2.
on or as if on a side-saddle: to be riding side-saddle
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Word Origin and History for side-saddle
n.

"saddle made for the occupant to ride on with both feet on the same side of the horse," used chiefly by women, late 15c., from side (adj.) + saddle (n.).

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