Definition of Bitless

1. a. Not having a bit or bridle.



Definition of Bitless

1. Adjective. (context: horse tack) without a bit (piece of metal in a horse's mouth). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bitless

1. without a bit [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bitless

bitier
bitiest
biting
biting in
biting louse
biting midge
biting midges
biting pressure
biting strength
biting the bullet
biting the dust
bitingly
bitingness
bitings
bitistatin
bitless (current term)
bitmap
bitmapped
bitmaps
bitmask
bitmasked
bitmasking
bitmasks
bitness
bitnesses
bito
bitok
bitolterol mesylate
bitonal
bitonality

Literary usage of Bitless

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1. The Training and Breaking of Horses by Merritt Wesley Harper (1918)
"If the horse fights the bit, do not use a severe one, as is the usual practice, but try a bitless bridle for a time. After a few lessons in the ..."

2. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1898)
"So the bitless horses may have been reproduced from a fairly antique model. Still it is remarkable, as the temple itself is not very old (it was probably ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1888)
"... With a bridle, bitless, of tow, Unshod with steel, silver, or gold? - The answer is—the gallows. A German designation of the gallows is the raven-stone, ..."

4. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1823)
"nul, bitless as il was, fastened to his head as to a post, not only for decency's sake, but as something for Johnny to take hold of for his ease and ..."

5. Deep-sea Plunderings by Frank Thomas Bullen (1902)
"Country vehicles, laden with all manner of queer produce, their bitless stallions swaying tinkling bells, encumber the way. Presently all make clear the ..."

6. Once a Week by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1867)
"... and was standing outside the door by the head of a little white horse of Mexican type, which had been hastily arrayed in bitless bridle of twisted thong ..."

7. In to the Yukon by William Seymour Edwards (1905)
"Again the halter was deftly put on and made into a bitless bridle, the hoodwink slipped on, the saddle gently placed, and man and horse were furiously ..."

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