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saddle

noun uk   us   /ˈsæd.l̩/

saddle noun (SEAT)

C2 [C] a seat, often made of leather, used on a horse, bicycle, motorcycle, etc.: He swung himself into the saddle and rode off.
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in the saddle riding a horse in charge or in control: The chairman is back in the saddle after his heart attack.
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saddle noun (MEAT)

[C or U] a large piece of meat taken from the middle of the back of an animal: saddle of lamb

saddle

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈsæd.l̩/
C2 to put a saddle on a horse: She saddled (up) the horse for her friend.
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