bridle path


a wide path for riding horses.

Origin of bridle path

First recorded in 1805–15 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bridle path

Historical Examples of bridle path

  • There was the fence-corner at which the bridle-path left the road.

    The Cavalier

    George Washington Cable

  • Still I went on using the bridle-path by the ravine, because it was a short cut.

    A Set of Six

    Joseph Conrad

  • There was lots of singing as we crossed the mountain by the bridle-path.

    The Forest Farm

    Peter Rosegger

  • You will have to drive through what is practically a bridle-path and take it gently.

    The Crime Club

    William Holt-White

  • There was no cog-wheel railway as there is to-day but only a bridle-path.

    Our Little Brazilian Cousin

    Mary F. Nixon-Roulet

British Dictionary definitions for bridle path

bridle path



a path suitable for riding or leading horsesAlso called (NZ): bridle track
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