nosebag


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nose·bag

 (nōz′băg′)
n.

nosebag

(ˈnəʊzˌbæɡ)
n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a bag, fastened around the head of a horse and covering the nose, in which feed is placed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nosebag - a canvas bag that is used to feed an animal (such as a horse)nosebag - a canvas bag that is used to feed an animal (such as a horse); covers the muzzle and fastens at the top of the head
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
Translations

nosebag

[ˈnəʊzbæg] Nmorral m

nosebag

[ˈnəʊzˌbæg] nsacchetto per il foraggio
References in classic literature ?
The barrow of ginger beer stood, a queer derelict, black against the burning sky, and in the sand pits was a row of deserted vehicles with their horses feeding out of nosebags or pawing the ground.
Kebabs, for so long the nosebag of last resort after a night on the batter, have had a makeover.
As a sex slave?How did a petition against a harmless advertisement skip the queue the way it has when all these other cases should be taking up what space there is?It is time men in Pakistan took their heads out of the sexual nosebag to seriously examine their own priorities.Eve-teasing, that charming South Asian euphemism for harassing women in public, is a daily occurrence for every woman in Pakistan, regardless of age, clothing, place or time.
If the council can afford to fork out PS36,250 for a posh nosebag to mark the opening of the revamped town hall and then squander a further PS50,715 on a project re-branding the Boro, a few hundred quid for a batch of important local documents is a price well worth paying.
Classic insults included 'you big girl's blouse' and 'knock-kneed knackered old nosebag.' In the programme, the Cynthia character in Baker's stage act was replaced by Walter, the ageing husband of Nellie's cousin Lily (Madge Hindle).
The chandelier isn't especially big, no bigger than a horse's nosebag, but it is heavy, and hangs like a crystal sack from the low vaulted ceiling above the round table in the middle of the room.
You glance at the dashboard, gotta keep at 60, that's optimum fuel efficiency, you need a wee and you've already thrown the Nosebag sized pack of Fruit Pastilles onto the back seat in a vain attempt to stop you scoffing the lot.
George Chelmis Canton, Cardiff Nosh in the nick got me thinking AFTER reading about the 15 mustsee places in the Echo (August 18), mention of the Clink eaterie as a place to get a nice little nosebag got me to thinking when they take the day's takings to the bank, is it in a sack with the word "swag" written on it?
Nosebag, who, having been originally the helpmate of a pawnbroker, had found opportunity during the late unpleasant scenes in Scotland to trade a little in her old line, and so became the depositary of the more valuable part of the spoil of half the army' (p.
Same old irritating overdramatic spiel from the fawning gastro-dorks for whom knocking up nosebag "means everything".
STUNNING model Abbey Clancy is a hot favourite as she enjoys a trip to the races and spot of posh nosebag.