Date: 1500-1600
Origin: stride


strad‧dle [transitive]
1 to sit or stand with your legs on either side of someone or something:
The photo shows him dressed in leather, straddling a motorbike.
2 if something straddles a line, road, or river, part of it is on one side and part on the other side
straddle something between something
Mount Elgon straddles the border between Kenya and Uganda.
3 to include different areas of activity, groups, time etc:
Her research straddles mathematics and social sciences.
immigrants straddling two cultures

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