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Ridden hard and hung up wet


(Crude)( Worn-out. Looking older than one’s actual years. The term is used for leather saddles for horses, when ridden hard, that is for a long, hard journey, they need to dry out, otherwise if hung up wet, they will become less elastic and more worn-out. The term is crude when used to reference an older female.

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