Old Red always bucked a bit when Sandy put on his bridle. From LearnThat.org.
bridle horses. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
His common sense is a bridle to his quick temper. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
I ceased treating her too kindly - snubbing, and riding with a curb-bridle, is what she needs. From Wordnik.com. [Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle] Reference
Fig. 78 is a so-called bridle-joint at the corner of a frame. From Wordnik.com. [Woodwork Joints How they are Set Out, How Made and Where Used.] Reference
At present the only thing that would serve as a bridle was the rope round its neck. From Wordnik.com. [Mauprat] Reference
The trappings of her palfrey were of finest embroidery, her bridle was a chain of gold. From Wordnik.com. [Stories from the Ballads Told to the Children] Reference
With sand, for instance, He walled in the sea, having made the weak a bridle to the strong. From Wordnik.com. [NPNF1-12. Saint Chrysostom: Homilies on the Epistles of Paul to the Corinthians] Reference
The old saddles are tied on with twine; one side of the bridle is a worn-out strap and the other a rope. From Wordnik.com. [A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains] Reference
Whether any of them will possess sufficient class to get Can't Buy Time off the bridle is another matter. From Wordnik.com. Reference
The average of horses go best on a double bridle, that is to say, the common hard and sharp or curb, with a snaffle. From Wordnik.com. [A New Illustrated Edition of J. S. Rarey's Art of Taming Horses With the Substance of the Lectures at the Round House, and Additional Chapters on Horsemanship and Hunting, for the Young and Timid] Reference
When two men ride on a horse the man who holds the bridle is the master, and the Radicals hold the bridle of the French Government. From Wordnik.com. [France and the Republic A Record of Things Seen and Learned in the French Provinces During the 'Centennial' Year 1889] Reference
It is designed to "bridle" the executive if he engages in excesses. From Wordnik.com. [Statement on House Judiciary Proceedings to Impeach President Richard Nixon] Reference
God's providence are metaphorically styled his "bridle" and. From Wordnik.com. [Easton's Bible Dictionary] Reference
Authorized Version it is incorrectly given "bridle," with the exception of (Psalms 32: 1). From Wordnik.com. [Smith's Bible Dictionary] Reference
At the Town Hall is to be seen a "bridle" for a scold, which the ladies of the present generation are too well behaved ever to deserve. From Wordnik.com. [Rides on Railways] Reference
Concerning the best kind of bridle in which to hold a puller, I cannot do better than quote the following remarks from my husband's book. From Wordnik.com. [The Horsewoman A Practical Guide to Side-Saddle Riding, 2nd. Ed.] Reference
"For I cannot 'bridle' -- no more than a brick.". From Wordnik.com. [Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, December 5, 1891] Reference
A scoured silk: how could Dulcie "bridle" becomingly in a scoured silk?. From Wordnik.com. [Girlhood and Womanhood The Story of some Fortunes and Misfortunes] Reference
Hebrew word (metheg) so rendered in Ps. 32: 9 is elsewhere translated "bridle" (2 Kings 19: 28; Prov. From Wordnik.com. [Easton's Bible Dictionary] Reference
But too few fans are young enough to know a byte from a bridle. From Wordnik.com. [Limping Home] Reference
He used to bridle; now he accepts the analysis with gentler humour. From Wordnik.com. [Jonathan Trott of England in no mood to rush against Pakistan pace] Reference
Abnormal forms ': Conservative senior military officers bridle at such talk. From Wordnik.com. [A Bitter Homecoming] Reference
If the war aim is total victory, there is little reason to bridle the war horse. From Wordnik.com. [Bush And The Generals] Reference
We stood unmoving there at the bridle path as the muffled thud of hoofs receded. From Wordnik.com. [Moving Day] Reference
The fact was, that Seton had hitched the traces before he had put on the blind-bridle. From Wordnik.com. [Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals] Reference
He slipped the bridle off his shoulder and shook the bucket, stepping free of the willows. From Wordnik.com. [Lord of Autumn] Reference
He saw fresh dung of the horse and that the good saddle was missing and the studded bridle. From Wordnik.com. [Lord of Autumn] Reference
They bridle at being described as "Microserfs," droning away for the greater good of the hive. From Wordnik.com. [Culture Club] Reference
She turned pale, her eyes closed, her bridle slipped from her hand and she fell to the ground. From Wordnik.com. [The French Immortals Series — Complete] Reference
It was Aida, whose bridle was held by a dragoon, that served as a model for the artist's pencil. From Wordnik.com. [The French Immortals Series — Complete] Reference
He waited, bucket on the ground, the bridle readied, until the horse came closer, wary, its tail twitching. From Wordnik.com. [Lord of Autumn] Reference
His science is a wild horse without a bridle, galloping toward a precipice -- with free rein and no caution. From Wordnik.com. [Mail Call: A Research Phobia?] Reference
“I just have a feeling about it,” I said lamely, and we were on the little bridge over the bridle paths. From Wordnik.com. [Moving Day] Reference
He put his arm around the arched neck, brought the bridle over the ears and slid the bit in the mouth in one quick movement. From Wordnik.com. [Lord of Autumn] Reference
We crossed the bridle path and walked on in silence until I finally said, “Can you and Deborah come over tomorrow night?”. From Wordnik.com. [Moving Day] Reference
I see the traces of his riding boots, caked with mud, on the concrete floor of the tack room when he carried in his saddle and bridle. From Wordnik.com. [I'm Ready To Follow My Father's Lead] Reference
His arms were wrenched from jerking on the bridle, but he did not mind that much, and bent over the handle-bars to make up for lost time. From Wordnik.com. [Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle, or, Fun and Adventures on the Road] Reference
He soon mended the bridle and saddle, which had been broken by the fall, helped me on my horse, and we followed the coarse of the hounds. From Wordnik.com. [Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals] Reference
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