- with a leg on either side; astraddle
- with legs far apart
a- + 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
See astride in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- 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.
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