from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A bridle check; a jerk of one rein, given to a horse when he refuses to turn.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the manège, a check given to a horse by a sudden jerk of one rein when he refuses to turn.


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  • a jerk of a horse's reign which is meant to lead it to turn

    November 8, 2008