Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


They're young thorough-breds,—most of them never backed; some not bitted.

So he was to be bitted and bridled, it seemed, in the future.

So bitted as to enable the cable to be nipped or rendered with ease.

He rides the biggest whirlwind—he has got it saddled and bitted.

That great river, the river Euphrates, is bitted with its girders and caissons.

Even the allwisest Stagyrite was bitted, bridled and mounted by a light of love.

His reckless impulses and desires were bitted and diverted into accomplishment.

Cuculain felt for his head in the dark, and bitted and bridled him ere he was aware.

When starting two new horses it is as well to do so with the couplings level and bitted cheek all round.

It was impossible; so giving his orders stoutly and sharply, the horses were bitted and the girths tightened.