from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A rein for a horse; a checkrein.
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- n. A checkrein.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A short rein looped over the check hook or the hames to keep the horse's head up; -- called in the United States a checkrein.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The rein by which the head of a horse is held up in driving.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a rein designed to keep the horse's head in the desired position
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