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nose bag

noun
1.
feed bag (def 1).
Origin of nose bag
1790-1800
1790-1800
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  • "I even eat my meals from a nose bag," he told Uncle Denny sadly.

    Still Jim Honor Willsie Morrow
  • It seems that instead of reaching into the nose bag, and taking a little corn, he had unbuckled the nose bag and taken it off.

  • He gets out slowly, one foot at a time, hitches his horse an' ties a nose bag on his head.

    Mr. Dooley Says Finley Dunne
  • There was a silence in which he removed a nose bag, bridled and shoved a horse against the tongue.

    The Fighting Shepherdess
     
    Caroline Lockhart
  • Then Sam came limping along with the oats in a nose bag for Major.

    Dorothy Dale's Camping Days Margaret Penrose

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