bridle path


Definition of bridle path

: a trail suitable for horseback riding

Examples of bridle path in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Known as the Fens Pond Bridge, the old bridle path once marked the edge of Boston, a city Frederick Law Olmsted, more than a century in the grave, continues to shape. Malcolm Gay,, 11 June 2022 Gossip columnist Hedda Hopper later reported that Byron was flying in a helicopter when he got caught in a downdraft, forcing him to land on a bridle path where Ms. Mimieux was horseback riding. Washington Post, 20 Jan. 2022 Its situation at the intersection of San Pedro and Basse was considered ideal for its proximity to Olmos Park, Fort Sam Houston and Brackenridge Park, to which it was supposed to be connected by bridle paths. Paula Allen,, 22 June 2019 Down bridle paths, ancient roads, walkways and thruways. Peter Rock, New York Times, 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of bridle path

1794, in the meaning defined above

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“Bridle path.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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