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    saddle - Dictionary definition and meaning for word saddle

    Definition
    (noun) a seat for the rider of a horse or camel Definition
    (noun) a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)
    Synonyms : saddleback
    Definition
    (noun) cut of meat (especially mutton or lamb) consisting of part of the backbone and both loins Definition
    (noun) a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe Definition
    (noun) a seat for the rider of a bicycle
    Synonyms : bicycle seat
    Definition
    (noun) posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl Definition
    (verb) put a saddle on
    Example Sentence
    • saddle the horses
    Definition
    (verb) load or burden; encumber
    Example Sentence
    • he saddled me with that heavy responsibility
    Definition
    (verb) impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
    Synonyms : burden , charge
    Example Sentence
    • He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend
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