|1.||[ noun ] a seat for the rider of a horse|
|Related terms:||seat stock_saddle English_saddle packsaddle sidesaddle stirrup cantle pommel|
|2.||[ verb ] load or burden; encumber|
"he saddled me with that heavy responsibility"
|3.||[ verb ] impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to|
"He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"
|Related terms:||command overburden overwhelm adjure bear_down burden|
|4.||[ verb ] put a saddle on|
"saddle the horses"
|Related terms:||unsaddle attach|
|5.||[ noun ] (clothing) a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe|
|Related terms:||piece_of_leather shoe|
|6.||[ noun ] (chemistry,food) cut of meat (especially mutton or lamb) consisting of part of the backbone and both loins|
|7.||[ noun ] a seat for the rider of a bicycle|
|Related terms:||seat cycle bicycle|
|8.||[ noun ] (geography) a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)|
|9.||[ noun ] (zoology) posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl|
|Related terms:||body_part back domestic_fowl|