Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In saddlery, a strap connecting the throat-strap and nose-band of a halter.
  • noun A strap which passes under the jaw of a horse and connects with the nose-piece and bridle-checks.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In place of that padded skull-cap with chin-strap, Petr Cech might at least consider adopting a fearsome Highlander style Kurgan skull-helmet, while for all we know, the increasingly effete flower Fernando Torres could be just one left-up toilet seat from hitting the richest vein of scoring of his career.

    Premier League stars need to woman down before they man up | Barry Glendenning

  • Mr. Ryan anticipated a "triple chin-strap game" against the Steelers on frozen turf that felt more like concrete than sod.

    A Super Comeback Falls Short

  • King said nothing, but the chin-strap mark on his cheek and chin grew slightly whiter, as it always does under the stress of emotion.

    In The Time Of Light

  • Then he passed a little bottle to his brother, and Charles attended to the chin-strap mark that would have betrayed him a British officer in any light brighter than dusk.

    In The Time Of Light

  • For the fellas, it uses a dna match from their chin-strap beards and braided pony tail.

    SO TWO MOVIE EXECS WALK INTO SHOWEAST…

  • The soft sand is perfect for lounging, or eyeing Aussie lifesavers in those cute chin-strap caps.

    TRAVEL: BEACH BANS

  • Good thing the chin-strap had a Velcro fastener in addition to the buckle, because you couldn't buckle anything with just one hand.

    Music to My Sorrow

  • Good thing the chin-strap had a Velcro fastener in addition to the buckle, because you couldn't buckle anything with just one hand.

    Music To My Sorrow

  • He pushed back my cap, so it hung by its chin-strap.

    Orphans of Chaos

  • By now, villagers were arriving with leather and wooden buckets, cooking pots, ancient helmets with chin-strap han'dles, even crockery mugs and tin cups.

    The Black Wing

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