from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of snaffle bit, with small rings, usually used on a double bridle in conjunction with a curb bit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The snaffle and rein of a military bridle, which acts independently of the bit, at the pleasure of the rider. It is used in connection with a curb bit, which has its own rein.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A light snaffle or bit of a bridle used in addition to the principal bit, and with a separate rein. Also spelled bradoon.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a bit resembling a snaffle bit; used with a separate curb
From French bridon, from bride ("bridle"). (Wiktionary)