[ noun ] a seat for the rider of a horse
Used in print(Howard Fast, April Morning....)
I have observed that being up on a horse changes the whole character of a man , and when a very small man is up on a saddle , he 'd like as not prefer to eat his meals there .
The redcoat officer collapsed like a punctured bolster , and the horse reared and threw him from the saddle , except that one booted foot caught in the stirrup .
One moment there was a man in the saddle ; the next a headless horror on a horse that bolted through the redcoat ranks , and during the next second or two , we all_of us fired into the suddenly disorganized column of soldiers .(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)
Stranger , Uncle_Randolph began riding home nights with a jug strapped to his saddle , drunkenly singing `` Old_Dan_Tucker '' at the top of his voice .(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)
The wraith-like events of the last few days flooded David 's mind and he rubbed his unshaved chin and felt again the ache in his kidneys caused by his saddle odyssey from Boston .
[ verb ] load or burden; encumber
"he saddled me with that heavy responsibility"
Used in print([Anonymous,] "The Attack on Employee Services"...)
Otherwise , you may be saddled with a good size milk bill by milk drinkers .
[ verb ] impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
"He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"
Used in print(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
One of those capital-gains ventures , in_fact , has saddled him with Gore_Court .
[ noun ] (chemistry,food) cut of meat (especially mutton or lamb) consisting of part of the backbone and both loins