- The king ordered eight horses with gold-plaited bridles led into the hall.
- The man reaching for the bridle saw Kemp and dropped the bridle of his horse like it was a hot poker.
- Lila nodded and offered them two horses' bridles.
- Also shown was a variant in which the brass fence guides were replaced by wooden arms secured by a bridle.
- The dream of every cattle farmer in Namibia: to get that coloured rosette on the bull's bridle.
- My first mate retrieved our towing bridle from a locker while Jeff flaked out our anchor line.
- A deck hand was killed when a tow bridle unexpectedly became taut and pinned her against a tugboat railing.
- They rigged a towing bridle and re-established the tow with the tug.
- Saddling and bridling a horse would be a subject of its own and I will certainly follow up.
- Maxim had already saddled and bridled both their horses and was waiting patiently.
- They learn to saddle and bridle the horse, to brush and feed them, and to clean the stall.
- Some-one please bridle this infamous brute, before it is too late!
- These symbols of solidarity circumscribe the Amish world and bridle the forces of assimilation.
- But he hoped that they would be bridled: ‘We can control them,’ he said.
- Anna bridled at the implication that she couldn't look after herself.
- How she had bridled at his unsavory opinion of her.
- Almost alone among them, Morrissey bridled at the credit he got.
off (or on) the bridle
- see bit3.
Old English brīdel (noun), brīdlian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch breidel (noun). sense 2 of the verb use is from the action of a horse when reined in.
Words that rhyme with bridlebridal, fratricidal, genocidal, germicidal, homicidal, idle, idol, infanticidal, insecticidal, intertidal, matricidal, parricidal, patricidal, pesticidal, regicidal, sidle, suicidal, tidal, tyrannicidal, uxoricidal
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