a heading joint in which the end of one member, notched to form two parallel tenons, is fitted into two gains cut into the edges of a second member.
a wide path for riding horses. Historical Examples His “Day In Court” Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree) The Crime Club William Holt-White The Girls of Central High on Track and Field David Goodger (email@example.com) Some Persons Unknown E. W. Hornung The City of Delight Elizabeth Miller Renshaw Fanning’s Quest Bertram Mitford The Girl […]
(of a horse) obedient to a touch of the reins on the neck, without pressure of the bit on the mouth. Historical Examples Skyrider B. M. Bower adjective (US) (of a horse) obedient to the pressure of the reins on the neck rather than to the bit
part of the tack or harness of a horse, consisting usually of a headstall, bit, and reins. anything that restrains or curbs: His common sense is a bridle to his quick temper. Machinery. a link, flange, or other attachment for limiting the movement of any part of a machine. Nautical. a rope or chain secured […]