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bridlewise

[brahyd-l-wahyz] /ˈbraɪd lˌwaɪz/
adjective
1.
(of a horse) obedient to a touch of the reins on the neck, without pressure of the bit on the mouth.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30, Americanism; bridle + wise1
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bridlewise

/ˈbraɪdəlˌwaɪz/
adjective
1.
(US) (of a horse) obedient to the pressure of the reins on the neck rather than to the bit
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