Definition of Saddle sore

1. Noun. An open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle.

Exact synonyms: Gall
Generic synonyms: Animal Disease
Derivative terms: Gall



2. Noun. Sore on a horseback rider chafed by a saddle.
Generic synonyms: Gall

Definition of Saddle sore

1. Noun. A gall, a sore developed by a horse from an ill-fitting or ill-adjusted saddle. ¹

2. Adjective. Pertaining to a horse with saddle sores, or to a rider who has been riding too long. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saddle Sore

saddle pads
saddle pain
saddle pains
saddle point
saddle points
saddle reef
saddle reefs
saddle ring
saddle rings
saddle roof
saddle seat
saddle seats
saddle shoe
saddle shoes
saddle soap
saddle sore (current term)
saddle sores
saddle stitch
saddle tree
saddle trees
saddle up
saddle vein
saddle veins
saddleback caterpillar
saddleback caterpillars
saddleback roof
saddlebacked
saddlebacking
saddlebackite

Literary usage of Saddle sore

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1. Estudios entomológicos y parasitológicos by John Edwin Bakeless, Francis Peloubet Farquhar, David R. Iriarte, Justus Liebig, John Blyth (1863)
"Waking at daybreak, so saddle-sore that he could hardly stand, Lewis roused the others, equally saddle-sore. It was essential that they should cover the few ..."

2. Western Grazing Grounds and Forest Ranges: A History of the Live-stock by Will Croft Barnes (1913)
"A hard callous place that comes upon a horse's back where there has been a saddle sore. Sleeper.—A calf that has been marked but not branded. ..."

3. Western Grazing Grounds and Forest Ranges: A History of the Live-stock by Will Croft Barnes (1913)
"A " center fire" saddle; saddle with one cinch. sn-f«M.—A hard callous place that comes upon a horse's back where there has been a saddle sore. Sleeper. ..."

4. The Cowboy: His Characteristics, His Equipment, and His Part in the by Philip Ashton Rollins (1922)
"... and caused many a saddle sore upon their ponies' backs. These men could cling to the bucker and throw the rope as successfully as could their "lighter- ..."

5. The Path of the Conquistadores, Trinidad and Venezuelan Guiana by Lindon Wallace Bates (1912)
"With the ferocious curb loose, you take a turn around the block and come back. The saddle sore has not rubbed and the mule goes at a very comfortable gait. ..."

6. Westward Hoboes: Ups and Downs of Frontier Motoring by Winifred Hawkridge Dixon (1921)
"Many experiences of the same sort help him to see the huddled, inexpert figures of saddle-sore dudes, some clad piecemeal, some in the extreme of ..."

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