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Definition of Scolding bridle
Scolding bridleBridle Bri"dle, n. [OE. bridel, AS. bridel; akin to OHG.
britil, brittil, D. breidel, and possibly to E. braid. Cf.
1. The head gear with which a horse is governed and
restrained, consisting of a headstall, a bit, and reins,
with other appendages.
2. A restraint; a curb; a check. --I. Watts.
3. (Gun.) The piece in the interior of a gun lock, which
holds in place the tumbler, sear, etc.
(a) 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.
(b) A mooring hawser.
Bowline bridle. See under Bowline.
Branches of a bridle. See under Branch.
Bridle cable (Naut.), a cable which is bent to a bridle.
See 4, above.
Bridle hand, the hand which holds the bridle in riding; the
Bridle path, Bridle way, a path or way for saddle horses
and pack horses, as distinguished from a road for
Bridle port (Naut.), a porthole or opening in the bow
through which hawsers, mooring or bridle cables, etc., are
Bridle rein, a rein attached to the bit.
(a) Same as Bridle path. --Lowell.
(b) A road in a pleasure park reserved for horseback
Bridle track, a bridle path.
Scolding bridle. See Branks, 2.
Syn: A check; restrain.
Meaning of Scolding bridle from wikipedia
- A scold
, sometimes called
a witch's bridle
, a brank's bridle
, or simply
branks, was an instrument
of punishment, as a form of torture
- The Scold
(1994) is a crime novel
by English writer Minette
Walters. The book, Walters' third, won a CWA Gold Dagger. Mathilda
Gillespie, an eccentric...
- neighbours. The majority
of individuals punished
were women, though
also be labelled scolds
. The offence, which
- bit, sometimes depicted
as the scold
, uses similar mechanics
to that of the common horse
bit. The scolds bridle
however, is almost always
to obtain something
they desire. During
Ages, a scold
, also called
a brank, was an instrument
- They were not released until
had been resolved. Jougs Scold
"Halsgeige (neck-viola) and Shame-mask". Museum
of Medieval Legal
- British television series
such as The Mayor
and The Scold
, and in the United States television shows
Empire, The Night
mail. A harp tune commemorates
the tradition. Jougs Scold
Trevelyan, G. M. (1942). English Social
- Mystery Writers
of America Edgar
Award. Walters's third
novel, The Scold
, then won the CWA Gold Dagger, giving
her a unique
- also refer
to: A part of a kite the Scold
, a 16th-century instrument
, South African professional
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