Snaffling
Snaffle Snaf"fle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snaffled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snaffling}.] To put a snaffle in the mouth of; to subject to the snaffle; to bridle. [1913 Webster]

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  • snaffling — snaf·fle || snæfl n. snaffle bit, bit made up of two pieces jointed in the middle v. restrain a horse with a snaffle bit; steal, pilfer (British Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • snaffle — snaffle1 /snaf euhl/, n., v., snaffled, snaffling. n. 1. Also called snaffle bit. a bit, usually jointed in the middle and without a curb, with a large ring at each end to which a rein and cheek strap are attached. v.t. 2. to put a snaffle on (a… …   Universalium

  • snaffle — I. /ˈsnæfəl / (say snafuhl) noun 1. a slender, jointed bit used on a bridle. –verb (t) (snaffled, snaffling) 2. to put a snaffle on (a horse, etc.); control by or as by a snaffle. {compare Dutch snavel, German Schnabel beak, mouth} II. /ˈsnæfəl / …   Australian English dictionary

  • Snaffle — Snaf fle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snaffled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snaffling}.] To put a snaffle in the mouth of; to subject to the snaffle; to bridle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Snaffled — Snaffle Snaf fle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snaffled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snaffling}.] To put a snaffle in the mouth of; to subject to the snaffle; to bridle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snaffle — I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1533 a simple usually jointed bit for a bridle II. transitive verb (snaffled; snaffling) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1724 to obtain especially by devious or irregular means …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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