See also: Sadel
- 1 Danish
- 2 Middle English
- 3 Norwegian Bokmål
- 4 Swedish
- 5 Tok Pisin
Declension of sadel
sadel (plural sadels)
- A saddle; a seat on the back of a horse for horseriding.
- a. 1375, Gawain Poet, Sir Gawayn and þe Grene Knyȝt, lines 2110-2117, page 118r:
- Forþy I ſay þe, as ſoþe as ȝe in ſadel ſitte, / Com ȝe þere, ȝe be kylled, may þe knyȝt rede, / Trawe ȝe me þat trwely, þaȝ ȝe had twenty lyues / to ſpende. / He hatz wonyd here ful ȝore / On bent much baret bende / Aȝayn his dyntez ſore / Ȝe may not yow defende
- So I say to you, as sure as you sit in your saddle: / If you come there, you'll be killed if he wills, / trust me about that truely, like you had twenty lives / to spend. / He has lived here a long time; / when he pulls his bow, much conflict begins. / Against his powerful blows, / you won't be able to defend yourself.
- Alternative form of
- saddle (for riding an animal)
- “sadel” in The Bokmål Dictionary.