Nosebag
Nosebag Nose"bag`, n. A bag in which feed for a horse, ox, or the like, may be fastened under the nose by a string passing over the head. [1913 Webster]

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  • nosebag — ► NOUN ▪ a bag containing fodder, hung from a horse s head and into which it can reach to eat …   English terms dictionary

  • nosebag — UK [ˈnəʊzˌbæɡ] / US [ˈnoʊzˌbæɡ] noun [countable] Word forms nosebag : singular nosebag plural nosebags British a bag containing food that you hang around a horse s neck …   English dictionary

  • nosebag — food, something to eat, fill your face    I m hungry. It s time to put on the nosebag …   English idioms

  • nosebag — /ˈnoʊzbæg/ (say nohzbag) noun 1. a bag for feeding horses, placed before the mouth with straps around the head. –phrase 2. put on the nosebag, Colloquial to have a meal …   Australian English dictionary

  • nosebag — nose·bag (nōzʹbăg ) n. See feedbag. * * * …   Universalium

  • nosebag — noun a) A bag in which feed for a horse, ox, or the like, may be fastened under the nose by a string passing over the head. b) Food. Syn: feedbag, scran, nosh …   Wiktionary

  • nosebag — nose|bag [ˈnəuzbæg US ˈnouz ] n BrE a bag that holds food and is hung around a horse s head …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nosebag — n. feeding bag placed over a horse s muzzle, feedbag …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nosebag — noun Brit. a bag containing fodder, hung from a horse s head …   English new terms dictionary

  • nosebag — noun (C) a bag that holds food and can be hung around a horse s head; feedbag AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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