Meaning of SADDLE in English
/ ˈsædl; NAmE / noun , verb
a leather seat for a rider on a horse :
She swung herself into the saddle.
a seat on a bicycle or motorcycle
—picture at bicycle
a piece of meat from the back of an animal
- in the saddle
[ vn ] to put a saddle on a horse
- saddle up | saddle sth up
- saddle sb / yourself with sth
Old English sadol , sadul , of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zadel and German Sattel , perhaps from an Indo-European root shared by Latin sella seat and sit .
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005