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bridle

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈbraɪ.dl̩/
a set of leather straps that are put around a horse's head to allow its rider to control it

bridle

verb uk   us   /ˈbraɪ.dl̩/

bridle verb (SHOW ANGER)

[I] to show sudden anger: She bridled at the suggestion that she had been dishonest.

bridle verb (CONTROL ANIMAL)

[T] to put a bridle on a horse or similar animal: Polly saddled and bridled her favourite horse.
Translations of “bridle”
in Arabic لِجام…
in Korean 굴레…
in Malaysian kekang…
in French bride…
in Turkish ata takılan gem, yular…
in Italian briglia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 馬籠頭, 馬勒…
in Russian уздечка…
in Polish uzda…
in Vietnamese dây cương ngựa…
in Spanish brida…
in Portuguese freio, (de cavalo)…
in Thai บังเหียน…
in German das Zaumzeug…
in Catalan brida…
in Japanese 馬勒(ばろく:おもがい、くつわ、手綱など)…
in Indonesian kendali…
in Chinese (Simplified) 马笼头, 马勒…
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