Definition of saddlery in English:

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saddlery

Pronunciation: /ˈsadlərē/
/ˈsadəlrē/

noun (plural saddleries)

1Saddles, bridles, and other equipment for horses.
Example sentences
  • For horse and pony lovers, there was a range of horse boxes, saddlery and other equestrian equipment on display.
  • There's no expensive saddlery, no fancy riding gear for the owner, and llamas do not require shoeing.
  • Six months after the ban came into force, livery yards, farriers, blacksmiths and those who make saddlery and hunting clothes are starting to suffer from the dwindling numbers of hunters.
1.1The making or repairing of equipment for horses.
Example sentences
  • Emma specialises in saddle and tack repairs having spent two years in saddlery college in Scotland, where she was head girl to international showjumper John McGeoch.
  • It deals with effects of the Industrial Revolution on the saddlery trade.
  • They are encouraged from an early age in this country to be in stables, to muck out, to learn about saddlery, to be with their horses, take them to summer camps and do all those sort of things.
1.2A saddler’s business or premises.
Example sentences
  • A picture framing shop, a newsagents, a saddlery and a needlework store have all shut recently.
  • Formerly a Garda barracks, sweet shop and saddlery, the ground floor of the property has been opened up to accommodate one very large reception area which is partially divided by a wood panelled partition.
  • Francis Fels, who had operated a store and saddlery at Melrose and Hammond for some time, was declared insolvent in 1893.

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Syllabification: sad·dler·y

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