feedbag vs nosebag what difference

what is difference between feedbag and nosebag

English

Alternative forms

  • feed bag
  • feed-bag

Etymology

feed +‎ bag

Noun

feedbag (plural feedbags)

  1. A horse’s nosebag.

Translations

Related terms

  • put the feedbag on


English

Alternative forms

  • nose-bag
  • nose bag

Etymology

nose +‎ bag.

Noun

nosebag (plural nosebags)

  1. A round sack or bag to feed for a horse, mule, ox or alike animal. Usually made of canvas sides and leather bottom slipped over the nose and attached to harness my a strong strap, rope or string. Design to feed animal in public areas and to eliminate spillage from eating.
    Synonym: feedbag
  2. (informal) Food.
    Synonyms: scran, nosh, grub, bait; see also Thesaurus:food
  3. (informal) A nosy person. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

Translations

References

  • nosebag in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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