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stock saddle

noun
Origin of stock saddle
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • Until gasoline married into the skylark family, Bud did well enough to keep him contented out of a stock saddle.

    Cabin Fever B. M. Bower
  • A stock saddle, used daily in roping heavy cows, weighs quite properly from thirty-five to fifty pounds.

    Camp and Trail Stewart Edward White
  • Say, he wus the harmlessest lad as ever jerked a rope or slung a leg over a stock saddle.

    The Night Riders Ridgwell Cullum
  • There was a slight pause while he fingered the leather-capped stirrups of the stock saddle on the wall.

    The Night Riders Ridgwell Cullum
British Dictionary definitions for stock saddle

stock saddle

noun
1.
(mainly US) a cowboy's saddle, esp an ornamental one
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