the hind part of a saddle, usually curved upward.
a corner; piece; portion:
a cantle of land.
Historical Examples

Riding and Driving for Women Belle Beach
‘Me-Smith’ Caroline Lockhart
A Woman Tenderfoot Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
The Flockmaster of Poison Creek George W. Ogden
The Orphan Clarence E. Mulford
The Pony Rider Boys in New Mexico Frank Gee Patchin
Charge! George Manville Fenn
Patroclus and Penelope Theodore Ayrault Dodge
Cow-Country B. M. Bower
Standard Selections Various

the back part of a saddle that slopes upwards
a slice; a broken-off piece


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