American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that makes, repairs, or sells equipment for horses.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One whose occupation is the making of saddles.
- n. The harp-seal, Phoca (Pagophilus) grœnlandica, when adolescent.
- n. A horse used for riding; a saddle-horse.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who makes saddles.
- n. (Zoöl.) A harp seal.
- n. a maker and repairer and seller of equipment for horses
“I wish my pupil would make a model with my favourite bit of string, and then call the saddler to his aid.”
“Nevada City was an authentic old western town with a music hall, blacksmith shop, barbershop, saloons, and a saddler.”
“Best line: Whicher once captured a swindler “who had conned a London saddler out of a gun case, an artist out of two enamel paintings, and an ornithologist out of 18 humming bird skins.””
“His son Thomas became a saddler and merchant and owned a shop in the growing frontier town.”
“Community-based documents identified him as a merchant dealing in building supplies, a mariner, and a saddler.”
“Several men were accused of the theft and a poor saddler who had fled the city was named as the murder suspect by the local tribunal.”
“However, there is no record of the saddler or anyone else being tried and found guilty.”
“There shall be to each troop of horse, one captain, two lieutenants, one cornet, four sergeants, four corporals, one saddler, one farrier, and one trumpeter.”
“Richard Thorn was Parish Clerk of Chagford from 1800 to the end of his life, and was succeeded by his son, the village saddler and postmaster.”
“The physician, the apothecary, the wine-merchant, the draper, the grocer, the saddler, and a few girls gain a good deal by our Crœsus, who is truly avaricious.”
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