from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A horse's bit to which a curb is attached.
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- n. A type of bit used on a bridle, which works by leverage and has shanks and a curb chain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a stiff bit having branches by which a leverage is obtained upon the jaws of horse.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse
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