- to remove the bridle from (a horse, mule, etc.).
- to free from restraint.
Origin of unbridle
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Examples from the Web for unbridle
Unbridle him, for a minute, if you please, and wash his mouth with water.
To bring Yosef, to take Helena from him, was for Gustav to unbridle misfortune.In Vain
Unbridle him for a minute, if you please, and wash his mouth with water.The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc
Thomas de Quincey
It was also stated that he would only permit one half of his command to sleep at a time or unbridle and unsaddle their horses.Mosby's War Reminiscences
John Singleton Mosby
- to remove the bridle from (a horse)
- to remove all controls or restraints from
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