nosebag

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nose +‎ bag.

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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.
  2. (informal) Food.
  3. (informal) A curious older woman of other peoples business or affairs.

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