The horse munched at the oats in his nose-bag, in great contentment, as he slouched between the shafts.
To put on the nose-bag is to eat hurriedly, or to eat while continuing at work.
You take all the corn you can get and put it in your nose-bag.
He could talk the bottom out of a nose-bag, or put a clock to sleep.
"I will fill his horse's nose-bag with gold," replied Hassad.
He took a nose-bag from the wagon and hung it over the brown horse's head.
Now, a nose-bag is a positive outrage, and the more oats it contains the more of an imposition it is.
Put that in your—well, not exactly pipe and smoke it—say nose-bag and smell it!
A man who hid three and a half pounds of stolen margarine in his horse's nose-bag has just been fined five pounds.
Here's your nose-bag, with some good supper in it, and if you don't have drink, it's not my fault.