to hold up and toss the head, as a horse when spurning the bit or prancing.
to bridle; restrain.
a lively 16th- and 17th-century round dance originating in France. the music for this dance. Historical Examples Library Of The World’s Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 6 Various Bayou Folk Kate Chopin The Pianoforte Sonata J.S. Shedlock Bayou Folk Kate Chopin Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, […]
of, containing, or like bran. Historical Examples A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various Brother Copas Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch Zoonomia, Vol. II Erasmus Darwin Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners B.G. Jefferis Brother Copas Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5 Various Brother Copas […]
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noun Sir Richard. born 1950, British entrepreneur. In 1969 he founded the Virgin record company, adding other interests later, including Virgin Atlantic Airways (1984), Virgin Radio (1993), and the Virgin Rail Group (1996): made the fastest crossing of the Atlantic by boat (1986) and the first of the Pacific by hot-air balloon (1991) Contemporary Examples […]