Definition of Straddled

1. Verb. (present participle of straddle) ¹



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Definition of Straddled

1. straddle [v] - See also: straddle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Straddled

strabism
strabismic
strabismometer
strabismometers
strabisms
strabismus
strabismuses
strabotomy
stracchino
stracciatella
stracciatellas
straczekite
straddle
straddle carrier
straddle carriers
straddled (current term)
straddler
straddlers
straddles
straddling
stradiot
stradiots
strads
strae
straes
strafe
strafed
strafer
strafers
strafes

Literary usage of Straddled

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1. A Diary in America: With Remarks on Its Institutions by Frederick Marryat (1839)
"I mounted as fine a horse as ever I straddled, and directed my course for Natchez in much better style than I had been for the last five days. ..."

2. Foster's Complete Hoyle: An Encyclopedia of All the Indoor Games Played at by Robert Frederick Foster (1897)
"Even if a player has straddled the blind, he must still make the first bet after the draw, because he straddled of his own free will, and knew at the time ..."

3. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1883)
"... and we think that it may be fairly assumed that the potential is really greater when a stratum is straddled than when a space is straddled. ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"Before this straddled Dom Nicolas, the Picardy monk, with his skirts picked ... So he straddled, grumbling, and cut the room in half with the shadow of his ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"A. I was sitting straddled of one of the ties with my feet hanging down over the trestle. Q. Where did you say the team of mules were working? ..."

6. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1921)
"SE by E. Iron Duke being " straddled " at this time ... The 3rd salvo " straddled." After the 4th salvo—ceased fire. 6.25 PM—Speed 15 knots. ..."

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