nosebag nosebag

Definition(s):

  • (n) 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

Usage(s):

  1. When he was quizzed during the Seabury investigations of 1931 he hauled out a wallet as big as a horse's nosebag and extracted his father-in-law's collar button and a wad of bank .
  2. There is the carriage horse in London that blows "a plume of oats over the nosebag.

Quotes

  • Silverwood added: "But from a complete beginner who barely knew which end to put a nosebag, I've developed a real passion for racing - and Victoria has provided the expertise. She's been around horses all her life - she was an assistant trainer to...
    on Jan 4, 2008 By: Chris Silverwood Source: Mirror.co.uk

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