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- n. A path for riding a horse (which is controlled by a bridle).
- n. A right of way defined in law, over which the public have the right to travel on foot or on horseback or leading a horse, with or without a right to drive animals of any description along the way.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bridle-path.
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The bridleway will be a grassy ride between an avenue of limes.
We had just got to the top of the bridleway were the track narrows when I heard a real thundering of hooves.
This appears to have led to his death after he lost control of a scooter on a bridleway above the Wharfe's steep banks near his home.
One day when biking I pulled off on a "public bridleway."
On my way there one afternoon I saw this signpost pointing down a bridleway.
Landscape projects include a major footpath and bridleway improvement program, establishing a network of cycle routes, tree planting and hedge laying, heathland management and survey and maintenance work on the coastal National Trail.
Yes, the Spectator is careering up the information super-bridleway and this ceremony is being vodcast live on www. spectator.co.uk to fans of British politics all over the globe.
This was a matter of some importance, as in many parts of the path there was not room for two loaded horses to pass each other, and quarrels and fights between the drivers of the pack-horse trains were frequent as to which of the meeting convoys was to pass down into the dirt and allow the other to pass along the bridleway.
Grimes's house was not more than fifteen perches from the road: and when the corpse was opposite the little bridleway that led up to it, they laid it down for a moment, and the relations of Kelly surrounded it, offering up a short prayer, with uncovered heads.
I don't know what they are, but a lot of the signs get shot around here, a lot of the bridleway signs and dog signs.''