bridle englannista suomeksi
panna suitset suuhun
suitset (monikko) headstall, bit and reins; päitset (monikko) headstall
The headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins.
1961, J. A. Philip, "Mimesis in the Sophistês," ''Proceedings and Transactions of the American Philological Association'' 92, p. 457:
- (..) the horseman, who is the user of bridles and knows their use
- Let wisdom put a bridle on them before they are grown head-strong and unruly
A length of line or cable attached to two parts of something to spread the force of a pull, as the rigging on a kite for attaching line.
A piece in the interior of a gunlock which holds in place the tumbler, sear, etc.
To put a bridle on.
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To check, restrain, or control with, or as if with, a bridle; as in ''bridle your tongue''.
(RQ:Burke Regicide Peac)
- Savoy and Nice, the keys of Italy, and the citadel in her hands to bridle Switzerland, are in that consolidation.
To show hostility or resentment.
''Immigrant-rights and religious organizations bridled at the plan to favor highly skilled workers over relatives.'' (''Houston Chronicle'', 6/8/2007)
To hold up one's head proudly or affectedly.
(alternative form of)