2. (Zoöl.) (a) The harp seal. (b) The great blackbacked gull (c) The larva of a bombycid moth (Empretia stimulea) which has a large, bright green, saddle-shaped patch of color on the back.

(Sad"dle-backed`) a.

1. Having the outline of the upper part concave like the seat of a saddle.

2. Having a low back and high neck, as a horse.

(Sad"dle*bags) n. pl. Bags, usually of leather, united by straps or a band, formerly much used by horseback riders to carry small articles, one bag hanging on each side.

(Sad"dle*bow`) n. [AS. sadelboga.] The bow or arch in the front part of a saddle, or the pieces which form the front.

(Sad"dle*cloth`) n. A cloth under a saddle, and extending out behind; a housing.

(Sad"dled) a. (Zoöl.) Having a broad patch of color across the back, like a saddle; saddle- backed.

(Sad"dler) n. One who makes saddles.

2. (Zoöl.) A harp seal.

(Sad"dler*y) n.

1. The materials for making saddles and harnesses; the articles usually offered for sale in a saddler's shop.

2. The trade or employment of a saddler.

(Sad"dle-shaped`) a. Shaped like a saddle. Specifically: (a) (Bot.) Bent down at the sides so as to give the upper part a rounded form. Henslow.

(b) (Geol.) Bent on each side of a mountain or ridge, without being broken at top; — said of strata.

(Sad"dle*tree`) n. The frame of a saddle.

For saddletree scarce reached had he,
His journey to begin.

(Sad`du*ca"ic) a. Pertaining to, or like, the Sadducees; as, Sadducaic reasonings.

(Sad"du*cee) n. [L. Sadducaei, p., Gr. Heb. Tsaddukim; — so called from Tsadok, the founder of the sect.] One of a sect among the ancient Jews, who denied the resurrection, a future state, and the existence of angels.Sad`du*ce"an a.

(Sad"du*cee`ism Sad"du*cism) , n. The tenets of the Sadducees.

(Sad"du*cize) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sadducized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sadducizing ] To adopt the principles of the Sadducees. Atterbury.

(Sadh) n. [Skr. sadhu perfect, pure.] A member of a monotheistic sect of Hindoos. Sadhs resemble the Quakers in many respects. Balfour (Cyc. of India).

(Sad"i`ron) n. [Probably sad heavy + iron.] An iron for smoothing clothes; a flatiron.

(Sad"ly), adv.

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