side-saddle

sidesaddle

[sahyd-sad-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:
1485–95; earlier syd saddyl. See side1, saddle

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To side-saddle
Collins
World English Dictionary
side-saddle
 
n
1.  a riding saddle originally designed for women riders in skirts who sit with both legs on the near side of the horse
 
adv
2.  on or as if on a side-saddle: to be riding side-saddle

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Etymonline
Word Origin & History

side-saddle
1493, from side (adj.) + saddle (n.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature