[ US /ˈsædəɫ/ ]
[ UK /sˈædə‍l/ ]
  1. posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl
  2. a seat for the rider of a horse or other animal
  3. a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)
  4. a seat for the rider of a bicycle
  5. cut of meat (especially mutton or lamb) consisting of part of the backbone and both loins
  6. a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe
  1. load or burden; encumber
    he saddled me with that heavy responsibility
  2. impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
    He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend
  3. put a saddle on
    saddle the horses
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How To Use saddle In A Sentence

  • Employers and business groups contend that a higher minimum wage would saddle them with higher labor costs.
  • Season with salt and pepper and tie string around each saddle to secure the caul fat.
  • It is also her misfortune to have been saddled with an unappetisingly needy role. Times, Sunday Times
  • Their preferences ultimately shaped the place of worship that Warren built, and the result of that consumer-driven approach to creating Saddleback is a deliberately contemporary, highly professionalized operation with a carefully orchestrated feel-good atmosphere. American Grace
  • Cleland was occupied with his visual recorder, surveyor, gravitometer, and whatever else he could wield in the saddle, or simply with gazing around. Starfarers
  • McGregor is saddled with a tiresome everyman role, but Spacey, Clooney, and especially Bridges make some of their scenes work better than they should. Your mind won’t be blown watching “The Men Who Stare at Goats” » Scene-Stealers
  • John, yo 'oncinch thet saddle, an' then, Horatius Ezek'l, yo 'an' David Golieth, taken the hoss to the barn an 'see't he's hayed an' watered 'fore yo 'come back. The Gold Girl
  • Naomi was given a pony and taught to ride side-saddle.
  • ~~~~~~~~~French Vocabulary~~~~~~~~ en tout cas = in any case; façon de parler = so to speak; à peu près = almost, more or less; le français (m) = French; l'anglais (m) = English; le bât (m) = packsaddle Faux amis - French Word-A-Day
  • They unsaddled their mounts
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