Found 3 items, similar to bridle.
English → Indonesian
kekang, kekangan, menahan, mengekang
English → English
n 1: headgear for a horse; includes a headstall and bit and reins
to give the rider or driver control
2: the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess;
“his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper”
v 1: put a bridle on; “bridle horses”
2: respond to the reins, as of horses
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bridled
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To put a bridle upon; to equip with a bridle; as, to
bridle a horse.
He bridled her mouth with a silkweed twist. --Drake.
2. To restrain, guide, or govern, with, or as with, a bridle;
to check, curb, or control; as, to bridle the passions; to
bridle a muse. --Addison.
Savoy and Nice, the keys of Italy, and the citadel
in her hands to bridle Switzerland, are in that
Syn: To check; restrain; curb; govern; control; repress;
, n. [OE. bridel, AS. bridel; akin to OHG.
britil, brittil, D. breidel, and possibly to E. braid. Cf.
1. The head gear with which a horse is governed and
restrained, consisting of a headstall, a bit, and reins,
with other appendages.
2. A restraint; a curb; a check. --I. Watts.
3. (Gun.) The piece in the interior of a gun lock, which
holds in place the tumbler, sear, etc.
(a) A span of rope, line, or chain made fast as both ends,
so that another rope, line, or chain may be attached
to its middle.
(b) A mooring hawser.
. See under Bowline
Branches of a bridle
. See under Branch
(Naut.), a cable which is bent to a bridle.
See 4, above.
, the hand which holds the bridle in riding; the
, Bridle way
, a path or way for saddle horses
and pack horses, as distinguished from a road for
(Naut.), a porthole or opening in the bow
through which hawsers, mooring or bridle cables, etc., are
, a rein attached to the bit.
(a) Same as Bridle path
(b) A road in a pleasure park reserved for horseback
, a bridle path.
. See Branks
Syn: A check; restrain.
, v. i.
To hold up the head, and draw in the chin, as an expression
of pride, scorn, or resentment; to assume a lofty manner; --
usually with up. “His bridling neck.”
By her bridling up I perceived she expected to be
treated hereafter not as Jenny Distaff, but Mrs.