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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The part of a harness that fits over a horse's head.

Usage examples (38)
  • bridle horses
  • His common sense is a bridle to his quick temper
  • I ceased treating her too kindly - snubbing, and riding with a curb-bridle, is what she needs.
  • Fig. 78 is a so-called bridle-joint at the corner of a frame. for more
Tutoring comment
  • She was wearing her "bridal" (pertaining to marriage) gown and holding the "bridle" (headgear for a horse) of a beautiful white horse.
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