Definitions

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  • n. A slightly concave seat (used in a Windsor chair) that sometimes has a thick ridge in front
  • n. A style of horseback riding, designed in the United States to show off a horse's gaits, especially the trot.

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  • n. a chair seat that is slightly concave and sometimes has a thickened ridge in the center

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Examples

  • Nor, indeed, had Sharrkan himself been here this night and it were said to him, ‘Clear this stream,’ could he have done it; and I only long and lust that the Messiah would throw him into my hands in this very convent, that I might go forth to him in the habit of a man and drag him from his saddle seat and make him my captive and lay him in bilboes. —

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Nazarene damsel said to Sharrkan (and he listening impatiently enow), “Verily if Sharrkan fell into my hands, I would go forth to him in the habit of a man and drag him from his saddle seat and make him my captive and lay him in bilboes,” pride and passion and knightly jealousy took possession of him and he desired to discover and declare himself and to lay on load; but her loveliness restrained him and he began repeating,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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