Knot and Bridle

(A). A mob-cap.

Upon her head a small mob-cap she placed.
Of lawn so stiff, with large flowered ribbon graced,
Yclept a knot and bridle; in a bow,
Of scarlet flaming, her long chin below.

Peter Pindar: Portfolio (Dinah).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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