bridle vs bridal

bridle bridal

Definitions

  • 1) A length of line or cable attached to two parts of something to spread the force of a pull, as the rigging on a kite for attaching line.
  • 2) The headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins.
  • 3) Nautical A span of chain, wire, or rope that can be secured at both ends to an object and slung from its center point.
  • 4) Nautical A span of chain, wire, or rope that can be secured at both ends to an object and slung from its center point.
  • 5) A harness, consisting of a headstall, bit, and reins, fitted about a horse's head and used to restrain or guide the animal.
  • 6) A curb or check.
  • 7) (Naut.) a porthole or opening in the bow through which hawsers, mooring or bridle cables, etc., are passed.
  • 8) a path or way for saddle horses and pack horses, as distinguished from a road for vehicles.
  • 9) A road in a pleasure park reserved for horseback exercise.
  • 10) See under Bowline.
  • 11) 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.
  • 12) a rein attached to the bit.
  • 13) (Naut.) a cable which is bent to a bridle. See 4, above.
  • 14) (Naut.) a porthole or opening in the bow through which hawsers, mooring or bridle cables, etc., are passed.
  • 15) a bridle path.
  • 16) The head gear with which a horse is governed and restrained, consisting of a headstall, a bit, and reins, with other appendages.
  • 17) See under Branch.
  • 18) A restraint; a curb; a check.
  • 19) (Gun.) The piece in the interior of a gun lock, which holds in place the tumbler, sear, etc.
  • 20) the hand which holds the bridle in riding; the left hand.
  • 21) See Branks, 2.
  • 22) (Naut.) a cable which is bent to a bridle. See 4, above.
  • 23) A mooring hawser.
  • 24) (Gun.) The piece in the interior of a gun lock, which holds in place the tumbler, sear, etc.
  • 25) A device for controlling the speed of logs on a skid-road.
  • 26) Figuratively, a restraint; a curb; a check.
  • 27) The piece in the interior of a gun-lock which covers and holds in place the tumbler and sear, being itself held by the screws on which they turn. See cut under gun-lock.
  • 28) In pianoforte-making. Same as bridle-tape.
  • 29) Nautical, a chain or rope span both ends of which are made fast, the strain or power being applied to the bight.
  • 30) In certain cephalopods, one of the bands which attach the funnel to the head.
  • 31) An arrangement by which a large kite, used in aërial observations, is attached to the steel wire by which it is held.
  • 32) That portion of the gear or harness of a horse (or other animal similarly used) which is fitted to its head, and by which it is governed and restrained, consisting usually of a head-stall, a bit, and reins, with other appendages, according to its particular form and uses. See cut under harness.
  • 33) In machinery, a link, flange, or other attachment for limiting the movement of any part of a machine.
  • 34) An old instrument of punishment and restraint for scolds: a simpler form of the branks.
  • 35) In anatomy, a frenum (which see).
  • 36) In pathology, a small band attaching two parts to each other, as two serous surfaces after inflammation, or the sides of the urethra after urethritis, or stretched across a pustule or vesicle, modifying its shape.
  • 37) The piece on the end of a plow-beam to which the draftshackle is attached; the clevis. Also called muzzle or plow-head.
  • 38) transitive To check, restrain, or control with, or as if with, a bridle; as in bridle your tongue.
  • 39) transitive To put a bridle on.
  • 40) transitive To check, restrain, or control with, or as if with, a bridle; as in bridle your tongue.
  • 41) intransitive To show hostility or resentment.
  • 42) transitive To put a bridle on.
  • 43) intransitive To show hostility or resentment.
  • 44) To restrain, guide, or govern; check, curb, or control: as, to bridle the passions.
  • 45) To hold the head up, in the manner of a spirited horse under a strong rein, especially as an expression of pride, scorn, or resentment; assume a lofty manner so as to assert one's dignity or express indignation; toss the head; strut: generally with up.
  • 46) To connect; join as by a bridle: as draft-rollers (in cotton-manufacturing) that are yoked together.
  • 47) To put a bridle on: as, to brīdle a horse.
  • 48) Synonyms To repress, master, subdue.
  • 49) To control or restrain: synonym: restrain.
  • 50) To be angry or resentful; take offense.
  • 51) To control or restrain: synonym: restrain.
  • 52) To put a bridle on.
  • 53) To lift the head and draw in the chin in anger or resentment.
  • 54) 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.
  • 55) To restrain, guide, or govern, with, or as with, a bridle; to check, curb, or control.
  • 56) To put a bridle upon; to equip with a bridle.

Definitions

  • 1) archaic A wedding feast.
  • 2) A wedding.
  • 3) archaic A wedding feast.
  • 4) A marriage ceremony; a wedding.
  • 5) A nuptial festival or ceremony; a marriage.
  • 6) archaic terms for a wedding or wedding feast
  • 7) A feast at a marriage; a wedding-feast.
  • 8) A marriage; nuptials.
  • 9) Of or pertaining to a bride, or to wedding; nuptial; as, bridal ornaments; a bridal outfit; a bridal chamber.
  • 10) Of or relating to a bride or a marriage ceremony; nuptial.
  • 11) Designed for a bride or a newly married couple.
  • 12) Of or pertaining to a bride, or to wedding; nuptial.
  • 13) of or relating to a wedding
  • 14) of or pertaining to a bride
  • 15) Belonging to a bride or to a wedding: as, a bridal wreath.

Examples

  • 1) Fred would want less of my bit and bridle.
  • 2) It is the other side of a public bridle path and almost overgrown with vicious brambles.
  • 3) First the saddle, then the bridle and the bit.
  • 4) There is also a beautiful park with lakes, bridle paths and a wildlife reserve.
  • 5) You'd think the horse would bridle at being plucked.
  • 6) MANY consultants bridle at the suggestion that they are rarely to be seen in hospitals at weekends.
  • 7) His cloak was of many colours and he rode the land on a white horse, whose bridle shone with silver.
  • 8) It is a sensible precaution to attach little metal discs with your name and telephone number on to your horse's saddle and bridle.
  • 9) I will keep my car off bridle paths if she'll keep her horse off the roads.
  • 10) By this I mean taking your saddle and bridle to pieces so you can give them a really good clean.
  • 11) There is a horse-riding centre and 30 miles of bridle paths.
  • 12) Once over the ford, you'll come to a bridle path.
  • 13) He probably shows too much pace to go further than two miles but he's not a bridle horse, just a quick one.
  • 14) I've no inclination to hang around bridle paths, panting.
  • 15) DOWNSIDE There is a bridle path running through the property, which may be an issue for some purchasers.
  • 16) QI enjoy riding on the bridle paths and tracks around where I live.
  • 17) Jenny twitched the bridle from the perspiring groom and minced up to the prisoner.
  • 18) I ceased treating her too kindly - snubbing, and riding with a curb-bridle, is what she needs.
  • 19) Yet I dare say the chorus of a musical comedy would not be awestruck -- would, indeed, 'bridle' -- if one unrolled to them their illustrious pedigree.
  • 20) As a jetski it's a big fail, but it would make a half way decent horse head if it was all brown and the bridle was a bit less...um...bondagey.
  • 21) The reins were secured by chain-work, and the front-stall of the bridle was a steel plate, with apertures for the eyes and nostrils, having in the midst a short, sharp pike, projecting from the forehead of the horse like the horn of the fabulous unicorn.
  • 22) The old saddles are tied on with twine; one side of the bridle is a worn-out strap and the other a rope.
  • 23) McLellan cavalry saddle, with a battered brass peak, and the bridle is a rotten leather strap on one side and a strand of rope on the other.
  • 24) At the next change a bridle was a thing unheard of, and when I suggested that the creature would open her mouth voluntarily if the bit were pressed close to her teeth, the standers-by mockingly said,
  • 25) There was a ribbon hanging under her chin which the old lady called a bridle, and when
  • 26) ‘The king ordered eight horses with gold-plaited bridles led into the hall.’
  • 27) ‘The man reaching for the bridle saw Kemp and dropped the bridle of his horse like it was a hot poker.’
  • 28) ‘Lila nodded and offered them two horses' bridles.’
  • 29) ‘Flags flew on each wagon and there were ribbons on the horses' bridles.’
  • 30) ‘She held the horses by their bridles, but as soon as the others neared, she dropped the reins and rushed to the girl.’
  • 31) ‘Marcia dismounted and grabbed the bridles of both horses, patting them on the neck to calm them.’
  • 32) ‘She jerked the strap of the bridle to emphasize the word ‘die’.’
  • 33) ‘He smiled at me as he fitted the bridle onto the horse's head.’
  • 34) ‘I closed my fist around his bridle and stared the horse in the eye.’
  • 35) ‘Theo slipped the bridle onto the horse, and leaned over, picking the book up.’
  • 36) ‘His female companion went out to the horse, taking its bridle and led it toward the back of the house.’
  • 37) ‘The bewhiskered older man held the bridle of the buggy horse until Sam was settled in his seat.’
  • 38) ‘Struggling a bit, Adam threw the bridle and reins over Midnight's head.’
  • 39) ‘Jack reappeared at her side carrying two bare-back riding pads and two bridles.’
  • 40) ‘It was a miniature of Tam's horse, very detailed, with a bridle, saddle, and individual hairs in its mane and tale.’
  • 41) ‘With halters underneath the bridles and their lunches safely tucked into their backpacks they set out.’
  • 42) ‘I unhooked Glory from the crossties and took his halter off, before placing his bridle on and adjusting the straps.’
  • 43) ‘She buckled the girth quickly and retrieved her bridle.’
  • 44) ‘He rides her home and ties her up in the stable (or takes the horse for shoeing) before removing the bridle.’
  • 45) ‘Each horse had two saddles and bridles each, one set for English and one for western.’
  • 46) ‘My first mate retrieved our towing bridle from a locker while Jeff flaked out our anchor line.’
  • 47) ‘A deck hand was killed when a tow bridle unexpectedly became taut and pinned her against a tugboat railing.’
  • 48) ‘They rigged a towing bridle and re-established the tow with the tug.’
  • 49) ‘Saddling and bridling a horse would be a subject of its own and I will certainly follow up.’
  • 50) ‘Maxim had already saddled and bridled both their horses and was waiting patiently.’
  • 51) ‘They learn to saddle and bridle the horse, to brush and feed them, and to clean the stall.’
  • 52) ‘He saddled and bridled Ebony, untied the halter, and led his horse carefully through the trees.’
  • 53) ‘There, she found her horse, bridled him, and jumped to his back, not even bothering about a saddle.’
  • 54) ‘Katy suddenly forgot she was now supposed to be bridling her horse.’
  • 55) ‘In the yard a tangle of horses were being bridled and arranged in rough rows.’
  • 56) ‘I'm the only one who can saddle or bridle him without trouble.’
  • 57) ‘She bridled Lady and led both horses out into the rain.’
  • 58) ‘After letting the others go, Faye held the one remaining horse's head while her companion bridled him.’
  • 59) ‘In the back, behind the inn, their horses were waiting, already saddled and bridled.’
  • 60) ‘Her tack was resting on a bale of hay in front of the stall, and soon the mare was saddled and bridled.’
  • 61) ‘Then I placed on my helmet and bridled him quickly.’
  • 62) ‘She found Jare after a little bit of hunting and led him back to camp where she bridled him, and mounted.’
  • 63) ‘It was my bay mare, saddled and bridled, and tied by a neck rope to a young tree.’
  • 64) ‘As if of some amazing coincidence, a large white gelding broke from the ruins, still saddled and bridled.’
  • 65) ‘Soon after, a saddled and bridled chestnut horse came striding into view.’
  • 66) ‘Occasionally, she would bite at me because she didn't like to be bridled.’
  • 67) ‘I quickly put on the saddle and placed my helmet on before bridling.’
  • 68) ‘He spent days and nights with one catch-horse always bridled, ready to ride down strays.’
  • 69) ‘Some-one please bridle this infamous brute, before it is too late!’
  • 70) ‘These symbols of solidarity circumscribe the Amish world and bridle the forces of assimilation.’
  • 71) ‘But he hoped that they would be bridled: ‘We can control them,’ he said.’
  • 72) ‘Now, will you allow yourself to be saddled and bridled?’
  • 73) ‘Phyllis was motivated by vindictiveness; others bridled and saddled men for profit.’
  • 74) ‘Anna bridled at the implication that she couldn't look after herself.’
  • 75) ‘How she had bridled at his unsavory opinion of her.’
  • 76) ‘Almost alone among them, Morrissey bridled at the credit he got.’
  • 77) ‘Mexico's tequila makers bridled at its touting of Tequiza's tequila base, claiming it was misleading.’
  • 78) ‘It's as if the job now strikes them as a habit, and I think their fans are bridling at that.’
  • 79) ‘In his time, Mark Twain bridled over French claims of superiority.’
  • 80) ‘I criticized him on a lot of things, and he took it in stride, but he always bridled if I called him a politician.’
  • 81) ‘Today's students bridle against the academic left's assault on America and American institutions, he argues.’
  • 82) ‘At first she seems to bridle at that, but not for long.’
  • 83) ‘Naturally, they bridle at suggestions that their pursuit of a European identity is mimicry.’
  • 84) ‘The exclusivity of the club means that non-members bridle when they are lectured by the rich and powerful.’
  • 85) ‘‘I was totally confused by it,’ she says, bridling at the memory.’
  • 86) ‘In Norfolk, Virginia, he bridles when a white man calls him ‘boy’.’
  • 87) ‘Although she bridles at the stridency of the language, it's all or nothing for this group.’
  • 88) ‘Étienne gets into the cab and immediately bridles at the cabby's rude manner.’
  • 89) ‘She had an overpowering urge to cry which she bridled.’
  • 90) ‘Voters also bridle against voting for Franklin D. Roosevelt for an unprecedented third term.’
  • 91) ‘The investment bankers behind the deals bridle at being portrayed as fast-buck artists.’
  • 92) ‘Biographers may bridle at the damage to the reputations of their pet subjects.’
  • 93) ‘Taiwan banks, too, bridle against restrictions that bar them from opening offices on the mainland.’

Examples

  • 1) The idea is to do bridal gowns and other beautiful outfits.
  • 2) No wonder it goes in bridal bouquets.
  • 3) With the introduction of our new bridal collection all that is set to change.
  • 4) She has constantly got bridal magazines out and keeps looking at houses online.
  • 5) The bridal party was at my house with my wife.
  • 6) The bride was dressed in a mini bridal gown.
  • 7) It was ivory and her bridal bouquet was made up of red roses.
  • 8) He apologised in the dock to the bridal party.
  • 9) But she said staff at a boutique bridal shop told her they did not stock any large enough.
  • 10) Today we feel the pressure to have our weddings look like the cover of a bridal magazine or movie set.
  • 11) Take the pages on bridal bouquets.
  • 12) The prize includes a stunning wedding venue, banquet and accommodation for the bridal party.
  • 13) Her services as a VIP wedding guest are advertised in a bridal magazine.
  • 14) The bridal couple sent the guest an invitation to an expensive meal - and with it a list of things they needed to furnish their lifestyles.
  • 15) She says: 'Most brides spend hours trailing around bridal shops looking for the perfect wedding dress.
  • 16) In time-honoured fashion, the guests now threw rice and tokens of good luck at the bridal couple.
  • 17) After the ceremony the bridal couple went into the hall of mirrors, where guests were presented to the Empress.
  • 18) It took just one appointment at a bridal shop to make me realise I'm not cut out for this.
  • 19) The old du Lac aunts at Rhinebeck had put their house at the disposal of the bridal couple, with a readiness inspired by the prospect of spending a week in New York with Mrs. Archer; and Archer, glad to escape the usual “bridal suite” in a Philadelphia or Baltimore hotel, had accepted with an equal alacrity.
  • 20) Nearly every season I note what I call the bridal day of summer -- a white, lucid, shining day, with a delicate veil of mist softening all outlines.
  • 21) I could recover myself into any composure for thinking, the maid came in with her mistress's service, and a small silver orringer of what she called a bridal posset, and desired me to eat it as I went to bed, which consequently I did, and felt immediately a heat, a fire run like a hue-and-cry through every part of my body; I burnt, I glowed, and wanted even little of wishing for any man.
  • 22) Now we've added all camo gowns and dresses, made in bridal satin and in 4 patterns ... and girls LOVE them!
  • 23) Weddings are sometimes considered as golden opportunities to showcase the best trends and the latest fads in bridal couture and wedding fashions.
  • 24) It appeared that there was a disproportionate number of straight girls (often in bridal parties) bringing in uncomfortable boyfriends who didn't always get along well with the gay clientele.
  • 25) What happened in bridal, with the shift online, is happening in all media, only quicker.
  • 26) One sees all the fruit-trees clad in bridal garments of pink and white; and what a translucent sky smiles down on the ponds and the reaches of bay and cove!
  • 27) But she stood, dressed in bridal wreath and crown, and took him by the hand and led him into the drawing-room, where the guests were assembled and all was in readiness for the ceremony.
  • 28) ‘Spa Day is really between the bride and her bridal party.’
  • 29) ‘I get up early and travel to the bride's home or venue to do the makeup for the bride and bridal party.’
  • 30) ‘Hard as I try, I can't picture myself in a traditional bridal gown without cracking up.’
  • 31) ‘For example, if your bridal gown were princess-like, a castle would be suitable.’
  • 32) ‘They were startled by the sound of a young woman in a bridal gown, sitting by the stream, crying softly.’
  • 33) ‘This brings the usual round of laughs from the bridal party.’
  • 34) ‘She was maid of honor at my wedding, gave me a bridal shower, helped me pick out my dress, etc.’
  • 35) ‘The mother of the bride ushers in her daughter to the marriage chamber and spies the rich coverlet on the bridal bed.’
  • 36) ‘The simplicity of wedding dresses today has prompted renewed interest in bridal footwear.’
  • 37) ‘With all the new styles of wedding band available to men, bridal sets are becoming even more popular.’
  • 38) ‘Remember to bring your own wedding attire from home as there are few bridal shops in Belize.’
  • 39) ‘According to bridal history, royalty not only introduced the white wedding dress, they also made it popular.’
  • 40) ‘Around town, wedding fair posters at bus stops and bridal shop window displays are out in full force.’
  • 41) ‘You're going to check out bridal dresses and you never even told your family you're getting married!’
  • 42) ‘Derek carried Jessica up the stairs bridal style, ignoring all the stares and whistling sounds.’
  • 43) ‘Obviously she had again mistaken Maya desperate fleeing for bridal shyness.’
  • 44) ‘I bent over slightly and brought my forearms underneath her knees, carrying her bridal style.’
  • 45) ‘Jewelers faced increased competition for bridal business in the depression.’
  • 46) ‘One of the dew breaker's victims, an elderly bridal seamstress, explains her secret of life to a young journalist.’
  • 47) ‘Online bridal stores also carry the latest styles with the most competitive and reasonable prices.’
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