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Found 3 items, similar to bridle.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: bridle kekang, kekangan, menahan, mengekang
English → English (WordNet) Definition: bridle bridle 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” [syn: check, curb] bridle v 1: put a bridle on; “bridle horses” 2: respond to the reins, as of horses
English → English (gcide) Definition: Bridle Bridle \Bri"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bridled; p. pr. & vb. n. Bridling.] 1. To put a bridle upon; to equip with a bridle; as, to bridle a horse. [1913 Webster] He bridled her mouth with a silkweed twist. --Drake. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Savoy and Nice, the keys of Italy, and the citadel in her hands to bridle Switzerland, are in that consolidation. --Burke. [1913 Webster] Syn: To check; restrain; curb; govern; control; repress; master; subdue. [1913 Webster] Bridle \Bri"dle\, n. [OE. bridel, AS. bridel; akin to OHG. britil, brittil, D. breidel, and possibly to E. braid. Cf. Bridoon.] 1. The head gear with which a horse is governed and restrained, consisting of a headstall, a bit, and reins, with other appendages. [1913 Webster] 2. A restraint; a curb; a check. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 3. (Gun.) The piece in the interior of a gun lock, which holds in place the tumbler, sear, etc. [1913 Webster] 4. (Naut.) (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. [1913 Webster] Bowline bridle. See under Bowline. Branches of a bridle. See under Branch. Bridle cable (Naut.), a cable which is bent to a bridle. See 4, above. Bridle hand, the hand which holds the bridle in riding; the left hand. Bridle path, Bridle way, a path or way for saddle horses and pack horses, as distinguished from a road for vehicles. Bridle port (Naut.), a porthole or opening in the bow through which hawsers, mooring or bridle cables, etc., are passed. Bridle rein, a rein attached to the bit. Bridle road. (a) Same as Bridle path. --Lowell. (b) A road in a pleasure park reserved for horseback exercise. Bridle track, a bridle path. Scolding bridle. See Branks, 2. [1913 Webster] Syn: A check; restrain. [1913 Webster] Bridle \Bri"dle\, 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.” --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] By her bridling up I perceived she expected to be treated hereafter not as Jenny Distaff, but Mrs. Tranquillus. --Tatler. [1913 Webster]


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