• Saddled Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Having a broad patch of color across the back, like a saddle; saddle-backed.
  2. (imp. & p. p.) of Saddle

• Saddle Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A ridge connected two higher elevations; a low point in the crest line of a ridge; a col.
  2. (n.) A formation of gold-bearing quartz occurring along the crest of an anticlinal fold, esp. in Australia.
  3. (n.) A piece of meat containing a part of the backbone of an animal with the ribs on each side; as, a saddle of mutton, of venison, etc.
  4. (v. t.) To put a saddle upon; to equip (a beast) for riding.
  5. (n.) The clitellus of an earthworm.
  6. (n.) A seat for a rider, -- usually made of leather, padded to span comfortably a horses back, furnished with stirrups for the riders feet to rest in, and fastened in place with a girth; also, a seat for the rider on a bicycle or tricycle.
  7. (n.) A part, as a flange, which is hollowed out to fit upon a convex surface and serve as a means of attachment or support.
  8. (v. t.) Hence: To fix as a charge or burden upon; to load; to encumber; as, to saddle a town with the expense of bridges and highways.
  9. (n.) A padded part of a harness which is worn on a horses back, being fastened in place with a girth. It serves various purposes, as to keep the breeching in place, carry guides for the reins, etc.
  10. (n.) The threshold of a door, when a separate piece from the floor or landing; -- so called because it spans and covers the joint between two floors.
  11. (n.) A block of wood, usually fastened to some spar, and shaped to receive the end of another spar.

Burden, Charge, Saddleback,