Definitions

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  • adj. Without a bridle.

Etymologies

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bridle +‎ -less

Examples

  • When Gren arrived to question him "- and now Geneir was as outraged as I -" he vaults to the gray's back and tries to ride him out of my yard, bareback and bridleless.

    Black Horses For The King

  • She was frozen in place, as a string of bridleless black horses filed into the clear area, led by no one, each going to a Shin'a'in and waiting.

    Winds Of Fate

  • Dannan remembered coming home from school on vacation and looking out on mornings just like this, to see young Peter riding Star bareback and bridleless at a gallop across the field.

    THE SEARCH FOR SPOCK

  • Here and there loose horses galloped at will, some bridleless, others with traces whipping their flanks to a foam.

    History of Kershaw's Brigade

  • Meantime the minutes flew bridleless, and Sister Ursula's eyes were full of tears.

    The Idler Magazine, Volume III, June 1893 An Illustrated Monthly

  • Sage King once in his life was running away, bridleless, and behind him there was fire on the wings of the wind.

    Wildfire

  • At sea, look you, a man is but a spurless rider on a bridleless horse.

    Puck of Pook’s Hill

  • With that he left them, and Dick and Albert rode on into the valley of the river, in whatsoever direction their bridleless horses might carry them, although that direction was bound to be the one in which rode the group surrounding them.

    The Last of the Chiefs A Story of the Great Sioux War

  • Most of the lighter lodges were taken down, but how much of the place was left, and what people were left with it, the boys did not know, because they departed with the warriors, each riding a bridleless pony.

    The Last of the Chiefs A Story of the Great Sioux War

  • Little furrows had been ploughed between the eyes that must pierce every ridge and thicket for the glint of javelins and the wild faces of the bridleless riders of the desert.

    The Lion's Brood

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