What does cantle mean?

Definitions for cantle
ˈkæn tlcan·tle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cantle(noun)

    the back of a saddle seat


  1. cantle(Noun)

    A splinter, slice, or sliver broken off something.

  2. cantle(Noun)

    The raised back of a saddle.

  3. Origin: From cantel, chantel (Modern French chanteau), from cantellus, diminutive of cantus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cantle(noun)

    a corner or edge of anything; a piece; a fragment; a part

  2. Cantle(noun)

    the upwardly projecting rear part of saddle, opposite to the pommel

  3. Cantle(verb)

    to cut in pieces; to cut out from

  4. Origin: [OF. cantel, chantel, corner, side, piece, F. chanteau a piece cut from a larger piece, dim. of OF. cant edge, corner. See 1st Cant.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cantle

    kan′tl, n. a fragment or edge of anything: the protuberant part of the back of a saddle: (Scot.) the top of the head.—v.t. to cut a piece from: to divide.—ns. Cant′let, a fragment, cantle; Cant′ling, the lower course of bricks enclosing a brick-clamp. [Cant, edge.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. cantle

    The hind-bow or protuberance of a saddle; also written cantel.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cantle in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cantle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  • troussequinFrench
  • задний, фрагмент, часть, лука, седлоRussian

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