Definition of Saddlebow

1. Noun. Handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle.

Exact synonyms: Pommel
Generic synonyms: Grip, Handgrip, Handle, Hold
Specialized synonyms: Horn, Saddle Horn
Group relationships: Saddle



Definition of Saddlebow

1. n. The bow or arch in the front part of a saddle, or the pieces which form the front.

Definition of Saddlebow

1. Noun. The front part of the saddle that is arched up like a bow. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saddlebow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saddlebow

saddle trees
saddle up
saddle vein
saddle veins
saddleback caterpillar
saddleback caterpillars
saddleback roof
saddlebacked
saddlebacking
saddlebackite
saddlebacks
saddlebag
saddlebags
saddlebill
saddlebow (current term)
saddlebows
saddlebred
saddlebreds
saddlecloth
saddlecloths
saddled
saddled-shaped false morel
saddleless
saddlelike
saddlemaker
saddlemakers
saddlepoint
saddler
saddleries

Literary usage of Saddlebow

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1. Transactions by Thomas Southwell, Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society (1899)
"saddlebow, Lynn. „ TRUNCATULA. In marshy places, or on the banks of ditches, seldom in the water. Gaywood, North Wootton, Hardwick, St. Germans, Holt, ..."

2. The Travels of Pietro Della Valle in India by Pietro Della Valle, George Havers, Edward Grey (1892)
"... to reach from the saddlebow to the ground ; two, I say, hung behind the saddlebow and two before of equal height and two others higher at the head stall ..."

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