bridle

suomi-englanti sanakirja

bridle englannista suomeksi

  1. nakella niskojaan

  2. suitset

  3. hidastaa

  4. hillintä

  5. panna suitset suuhun

  1. Substantiivi

  2. suitset (monikko) headstall, bit and reins; päitset (monikko) headstall

  3. Verbi

  4. suitsia

  5. vastustaa

bridle englanniksi

  1. The headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins.

  2. 1961, J. A. Philip, "Mimesis in the Sophistês," ''Proceedings and Transactions of the American Philological Association'' 92, p. 457:

  3. (..) the horseman, who is the user of bridles and knows their use
  4. A restraint; a curb; a check.

  5. (RQ:Watts Doctrin)

  6. Let wisdom put a bridle on them before they are grown head-strong and unruly
  7. 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.

  8. A mooring hawser.

  9. A piece in the interior of a gunlock which holds in place the tumbler, sear, etc.

  10. A gesture expressing pride or vanity.

  11. To put a bridle on.

  12. 1835, (w), ''The Culprit Fay''

  13. He bridled her mouth with a silkweed twist.
  14. To check, restrain, or control with, or as if with, a bridle; as in ''bridle your tongue''.

  15. (RQ:Burke Regicide Peac)

  16. Savoy and Nice, the keys of Italy, and the citadel in her hands to bridle Switzerland, are in that consolidation.
  17. To show hostility or resentment.

  18. ''Immigrant-rights and religious organizations bridled at the plan to favor highly skilled workers over relatives.'' (''Houston Chronicle'', 6/8/2007)

  19. To hold up one's head proudly or affectedly.

  20. (alternative form of)