"saddle" in the noun sense
a seat for the rider of a horse or other animal
2. saddleback, saddle
a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)
cut of meat (especially mutton or lamb) consisting of part of the backbone and both loins
a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe
5. bicycle seat, saddle
a seat for the rider of a bicycle
posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl
"saddle" in the verb sense
put a saddle on
"saddle the horses"
load or burden encumber
"he saddled me with that heavy responsibility"
3. charge, saddle, burden
impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
"He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"
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