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Synonyms for saddle

Synonyms for saddle

to place a burden or heavy load on

to force (another) to accept a burden

Synonyms for saddle

a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)

cut of meat (especially mutton or lamb) consisting of part of the backbone and both loins

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a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe

a seat for the rider of a bicycle

posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl

put a saddle on

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load or burden

impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to

References in classic literature ?
D'Artagnan and Athos took the nags of Planchet and Grimaud, and the two lackeys started on foot, carrying the saddles on their heads.
At the same instant a market cart, which some minutes before had appeared upon the Amiens road, pulled up at the inn, and Planchet and Grimaud came out of it with the saddles on their heads.
Tis settled," said Aramis; "at the cry `Jesus Seigneur' we go out, upset all that stands in our way, run to our horses, jump into our saddles, spur them; is that all?
But the prisoners were in their saddles and lost no time hastening to the nearest gate.
He aimed a mighty blow at the ape-man's head, a blow which swung harmlessly through thin air as Tarzan ducked from its path, and then the Arab felt the other's horse brushing his leg, a great arm shot out and encircled his waist, and before he could recover himself he was dragged from his saddle, and forming a shield for his antagonist was borne at a mad run straight through the encircling ranks of his fellows.
The men of Abdul Mourak met them with a volley which emptied a few saddles, and then the raiders were among them, and sword, pistol and musket, each was doing its most hideous and bloody work.
Seating herself where she could lean against the saddle she prepared to maintain a sleepless vigil throughout the night.
We learned both languages passably well, and we learned them wholly in the saddle or in camp.
He did not dream of the spike in the saddle, nor, while the saddle was empty, did it press against him.
I am left, under my young friend's care, with a cloak to lie on, and a saddle for a pillow.
So tense was he, so bent upon the work he had to do, that the sweat stung his eyes unwiped, and unheeded rolled down his nose and spattered his saddle pommel.
As soon as he was comfortably in the saddle, he began once more 'You're my--' but here another voice broke in
Her foot rested in his hands, and from there she vaulted into the saddle.
Vronsky moved into the middle of the crowd unnoticed, almost at the very moment when the bell rang at the finish of the race, and the tall, mudspattered horse-guard who came in first, bending over the saddle, let go the reins of his panting gray horse that looked dark with sweat.
Winkle, thus instructed, climbed into his saddle, with about as much difficulty as he would have experienced in getting up the side of a first-rate man-of-war.