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English Dictionary: saddling by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Saddle \Sad"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Saddled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Saddling}.] [AS. sadelian.]
      1. To put a saddle upon; to equip (a beast) for riding.
            [bd]saddle my horse.[b8] --Shak.
                     Abraham rose up early, . . . and saddled his ass.
                                                                              --Gen. xxii.
      2. Hence: To fix as a charge or burden upon; to load; to
            encumber; as, to saddle a town with the expense of bridges
            and highways.
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