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  • noun Alternative form of bridle path.


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  • The loch on the Rooirand is stocked with Lochleven trout, and we have made a bridle-path up to it in a gully east of the one you climbed.

    Prester John

  • When I write of a road I mean a bridle-path from four to eight feet wide, kuruma roads being specified as such.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • She stumbled across a bridle-path that went in the right direction, and turned down it; her rose-wreath and garland were gone, and her hair was down all one side.

    Phoenix And Ashes

  • We had time to note again in the Paseo Castellana, which is the fashionable drive, that it consists of four rows of acacias and tamarisks and a stretch of lawn, with seats beside it; the rest is bare grasslessness, with a bridle-path on one side and a tram-line on the other.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • Suddenly, as if it had come up out of the ground, I perceived a tram-car keeping abreast of the riding and walking and driving, and through all I was agreeably aware of files of peasants bestriding their homing donkeys on the bridle-path next the tram.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • The dairyman hastily untied his mare from the row of other horses, mounted, and descended to a bridle-path which would take him obliquely into the London road a mile or so ahead.

    The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid

  • The bridle-path, running up the left bank of an ugly rocky torrent, the Wady Zurayb, presently reaches a plateau undulating in low rises.

    The Land of Midian

  • I had already turned from the main road of general desires and had ventured along the bridle-path of a particular desire; I should have had — in order to wish for a different assignation — to retrace my steps too far before rejoining the main road and taking another path.

    The Guermantes Way

  • People your mountains with a daring and resourceful race, who possess an intimate knowledge of every track and bridle-path, who operate in small bands, travel light, and move rapidly.

    The Riddle of the Sands

  • They followed the bridle-path, and then, neatly pushed into a clearing, they saw a small horse-box!

    The Mystery of Holly Lane


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