- with a leg on either side; astraddle
- with legs far apart
Origin of astridea- + stride
- with a leg on either side of (a horse, etc.)
- lying on both sides of: a town astride the river
- extending over or across
- With a leg on each side: riding astride.
- With the legs wide apart.
- On or over and with a leg on each side of.
- Situated on both sides of.
- Lying across or over; spanning.
From a- + stride.