saddlebow


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sad·dle·bow

 (săd′l-bō′)
n.
The arched upper front part of a saddle.

saddlebow

(ˈsædəlˌbəʊ)
n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) the pommel of a saddle
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saddlebow - handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
saddle horn, horn - a high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with leather)
saddle - a seat for the rider of a horse or camel
Translations

saddlebow

[ˈsædlbəʊ] Narzón m delantero
References in classic literature ?
With his hand on his saddlebow, he was ready to dismount and stab the wolf, when she suddenly thrust her head up from among that mass of dogs, and then her forepaws were on the edge of the gully.
A pony ranged alongside, and he was hauled on to the priest's saddlebow.
5 million repair to the accident damaged Saddlebow Interchange on the A47 near Kings Lynn.
Unfortunately for the visitors, Chris Harris and Danny King failed to back him up as team boss Gary Havelock was denied his maiden win at Saddlebow Road.
The injury-hit Heathens seized control of the tie as they stormed to an unlikely 51-39 first leg win over the Young Stars at Saddlebow Road last week.
But instead he drove her into a field off Saddlebow Lane, near Claverdon in Warwickshire, and propositioned her.
The match was theirs to lose after Emiliano Sanchez - the reigning Stars Rider of the Year who swapped Saddlebow Road for Teesside in the winter - incredibly squeezed between Kozza Smith and the fence to win heat 14 in breathtaking fashion.
Tomas Topinka is a different rider round Saddlebow Road, and his low score from Sunday will certainly be increased whilst Kevin Doolan is always a class act.
Newcastle's tally in a 58-38 home win equalled the score the Stars got against them in midweek and illustrated how the tracks at Byker and Saddlebow Road are as different as chalk and cheese.
The area affected was bounded by Bell Canyon Road, Calvert Street, Manton Avenue and Saddlebow Road, said Mashi Nyssen, a spokeswoman for Edison.
Charles Gustavus made his state entry into Uppsala a few days later, greeted by Christina on horseback with her pistols at her saddlebow.