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True or false? British English and American English are only different when it comes to slang words.
Origin of nose bag
First recorded in 1790–1800
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How to use nose bag in a sentence
All the food for twelve men was in the nosebag, and it was very little; each man had a mere nibble for supper.The Book of the Bush|George Dunderdale
By peering through a crack in the boarding I could look down on the wren in the nosebag inside.
Grieving over my little friends, I cleaned out the nosebag and hung it up on its peg.
So cabby had thoughts of clapping a nosebag to his horse's jaws, and was making up his mind to a bivouac.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
So Harriet stopped and picked up the nosebag and fixed it nicely on the horse's nose.Sunny Boy in the Big City|Ramy Allison White
British Dictionary definitions for nose bag
/ (ˈnəʊzˌbæɡ) /
a bag, fastened around the head of a horse and covering the nose, in which feed is placed
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