verb (used with object), bri·dled, bri·dling.
verb (used without object), bri·dled, bri·dling.
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Origin of bridle
OTHER WORDS FROM bridlebri·dle·less, adjectivebridler, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bridlebridal, bridle
Words nearby bridle
Example sentences from the Web for bridle
Israelis may bridle at the vision of a Palestinian state which looks like militias riding in on Jeeps and firing-off rifles.
Bridle printed two years' worth of posts in a book, My Life in Tweets, through a self-publishing service.
The retelling developed quite a following, Bridle not included.
"I call you," the policeman said, and stripping the saddle and bridle from his sweaty horse, turned him loose to graze.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
While the boy stood valiantly holding the bridle, an old Negro came up and pulled his sleeve.A Lost Hero|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward and Herbert D. Ward
For my name's sake I will remove my wrath far off: and for my praise I will bridle thee, lest thou shouldst perish.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
A moment later the road led up a hill-side, and at the summit she caught his bridle and reined in.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Pulling the saddle loose, he cast it aside; then he removed the bridle and threw it after the saddle.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews