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3 definitions found
 for Cantle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cantle \Can"tle\, n. [OF. cantel, chantel, corner, side, piece,
     F. chanteau a piece cut from a larger piece, dim. of OF. cant
     edge, corner. See 1st Cant.]
     1. A corner or edge of anything; a piece; a fragment; a part.
        "In one cantle of his law." --Milton.
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              Cuts me from the best of all my land
              A huge half moon, a monstrous cantle out. --Shak.
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     2. The upwardly projecting rear part of saddle, opposite to
        the pommel. [Written also cante.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cantle \Can"tle\, v. t.
     To cut in pieces; to cut out from. [Obs.] [Written also
     cantile.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cantle
      n 1: the back of a saddle seat

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