from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of saddlebag.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In lumbering, to catch on an obstruction and double around it: applied to a boom.
  • n. A large bag, usually one of a pair, hung from or laid over the saddle, and used to carry various articles.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The digging of the worms, the preparation of the kit, the stowing of the pork pie and the bottle of Peardrax in the saddle-bag, the bike ride to the pond, the glittering victories in the shape of small roach and perch.

    We're all hooked on fishing now

  • If you are working on a laptop or just trying to order coffee, you will be ousted by a tall, skinny girl with pigtails wearing striped leggings and carrying a Vegan saddle-bag.

    Bullshit Bagels

  • If he did trust it to a known friend, it would be kept very securely, not dropped into the corner of a saddle-bag, thus disregarded.

    A River So Long

  • I took a couple of packages from my trunk, stowed them in my saddle-bag, waved to Skene, and trotted off to meet royalty, with only the syce to show me the way.


  • The high body count is not what you remember, it's the characters: Walter Matthau as Zack Garber, world weary and with a mug like an old saddle-bag.

    John Farr: Meditations on a Remake: The Taking Of Pelham 123

  • Something more intimidating than a pendulous saddle-bag, though.

    The Indignity of Commuting by Bicycle: Shoals of Idiocy

  • Love your choice of metaphors in this post, but one correction in defense of the over-40s: not all 40-somethings have the saddle-bag leather faces.


  • Add some storage beneath the seat of your bike with this ridiculously cheap and simple hard-backed saddle-bag.

    Make A Cheap Hard Saddle-Bag For Your Bike | Lifehacker Australia

  • Then he gave me the saddle-bag and the carpet, with all the jewels that were thereon, for which I thanked him, and each and every of the merchants present praised him.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • In October 1980 a bomb planted in a motor-cycle saddle-bag outside the rue Copernic synagogue in the wealthy 16th arrondissement killed three French men and a young Israeli woman.

    A terrorist amongst us...


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