Definition of Nosebag

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Feedbag
Generic synonyms: Bag



Definition of Nosebag

1. 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.

Definition of Nosebag

1. Noun. 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. ¹

2. Noun. (informal) Food. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nosebag

1. a feedbag [n -S] - See also: feedbag

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nosebag

nose pads
nose piece
nose poke
nose poked
nose pokes
nose poking
nose ring
nose slide
nose swab
nose test
nose tests
nose to tail
nose to the grindstone
nosean
noseans
nosebag (current term)
nosebags
noseband
nosebands
nosebleed
nosebleed seat
nosebleed seats
nosebleeder
nosebleeders
nosebleeding
nosebleeds
noseblood
nosecone
nosecones
nosecount

Literary usage of Nosebag

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His Last by Walter Scott (1833)
"Mrs. nosebag addressed him with something, which if not an oath, sounded very like one, ... Lord love vour handsome face, Madam nosebag, is it you ? ..."

2. The novels of sir Walter Scott, with all his introductions and notes by Walter Scott (1846)
"You, sir, liave served in the dragoons I" Waverley was taken so much rt unawares, that he acquiesced. the foot-wobblers, as my nosebag calls them. ..."

3. The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His Last by Walter Scott (1833)
"Mrs. nosebag addressed him with something, which if not an oath, sounded very like one, ... Lord love vour handsome face, Madam nosebag, is it you ? ..."

4. The novels of sir Walter Scott, with all his introductions and notes by Walter Scott (1846)
"You, sir, liave served in the dragoons I" Waverley was taken so much rt unawares, that he acquiesced. the foot-wobblers, as my nosebag calls them. ..."

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