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English definition of “saddle”

saddle

noun (SEAT)    /ˈsæd.l̩/
C2 [C] a seat, often made of leather, used on a horse, bicycle, motorcycle, etc.: He swung himself into the saddle and rode off. → See also sidesaddleHorse ridingHorse racingBicyclesChairs and seats in the saddle riding a horseHorse ridingHorse racing in charge or in control: The chairman is back in the saddle after his heart attack.Controlling and being in charge
(Definition of saddle noun (SEAT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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