In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1silla de mujer femenino
1(ride/sit) (con las dos piernas hacia el mismo lado) a mujeriegas
- Beneath him, miraculously confounded with the seat, flies a speeding horse on which the man perches side-saddle.
- Even today, a woman mounted side-saddle in a full skirt, tightly cut coat, white stock and hard riding hat looks fabulously elegant.
- She had visited her horse, much to her father's dislike, and had ridden him around the estate, side-saddle of course.
- It was Chelsea, spurring her white palfrey onward towards them, her ice-blue gown billowing out behind her as she rode side-saddle.
- Marietta turned her horse around and galloped off, mindless that she was riding side-saddle; when she reached the clinic, she was out-of-breath and excited.
- All of the ladies were mounted on their horses, although on this date they had elected to ride side-saddle as all of them (even Erial) were wearing dresses.
- She refused to ride side-saddle though, which resulted in her skirt sitting somewhere in the area of her knees.
- Donkeys have been as much a part of the seaside holiday as ice cream and candy floss ever since 1760, when they first used to carry ladies side-saddle to the bathing huts at Brighton.
- She was the last person he would have expected it from, yet there she was, riding side-saddle on her own horse.
- As the city's sheriff she performed the traditional beating of the civic bounds but, for the first time in 139 years, she did it on horseback, riding side-saddle on Anzac.
- Linda, the daughter of Pembrokeshire county councillor, Norman Parry, rode side-saddle in her navy blue riding habit.
- Riding side-saddle is an example of Thai practicality.
- Of course, in the company of others, Angharad rode side-saddle, for she'd had to accustom her horse to it for propriety.
- She didn't care if her dress showed her legs a bit, even though it was meant for side-saddle, much less any riding at all; but she needed to see Damien and talk to him this instant.
- No saddle or means of guiding the elephant are present; Coryate looks perched on top of the animal, almost side-saddle.
- Lara goes out for some kind of equestrian exercise involving target shooting - and does it side-saddle!
- By way of explanation, it started with the silly riding actions, and someone suggested that the female in the group ought to be riding side-saddle.
- I am able to ride both side-saddle and, though I do not like to admit it, straddling the horse.
- Margret rode side-saddle with Linc behind her.
- The charming church boasts stations of the cross in alabaster, a gift from Empress Elizabeth of Austria-Hungary, whom my grandfather saw riding side-saddle across the fields below.
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