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  • n. Alternative spelling of sidesaddle.
  • adv. Alternative spelling of sidesaddle.


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  • She was the first to ride astride a horse into the hills when few women were riding at all, and those who dared were riding English side-saddle on the Golden Gate Park bridle paths.

    Charmian London and Dog Possum

  • For once Scottoline subordinates the criminal plot to the human-interest story that rides side-saddle in all her thrillers ... and the result is her best book yet.

    Look Again by Lisa Scottoline: Book summary

  • His ideas of women were prone to be old-fashioned; they were the ones he had imbibed in the early-day, frontier life of his youth, when no woman was seen on anything but a side-saddle.

    Chapter XII

  • "The ladies sit this way," Mr. Colaninno said, demonstrating how women in India typically ride side-saddle on the back of a sco oter to accommodate their floor-length saris.

    Buon Giorno, Mumbai: Vespa Woos Asia

  • I'll take off my clothes in protest of this taxation and get on his back, side-saddle.

    My Crush on Daniel Ortega

  • Next, Kerri does the same thing in a go-kart; then Ken does some trick riding, including side-saddle with no hands, legs on the down-facing side of the bike.

    My kids drive me up the wall

  • Back and forth between the particular and the germane like a praying mantis lost in a butcher shop, cowboys and cowgirls riding side-saddle into the arena, gladiators peering through slits in spiked helmets, who do you love?

    john bennett | two for a day « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • JB – it will be wonderful to have you riding side-saddle as it were!

    Reading Gaddis « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Besides, she would have to learn to ride astride; she doubted that Sunset was used to a side-saddle.

    red dust

  • Behind where we sat was the ambulance, its horses cropping quietly at the grass and its driver standing on his box to watch the confusion-and cantering out of the trees towards the ambulance, a solitary rider, daintily side-saddle, waving her crop gaily as she saw me.



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