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  • n. a simple jointed bit for a horse; without a curb


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  • It liked the comfort of the snaffle bit in a mouth more used to the pain of curbs; it liked his silence and economy; it liked his peacefulness.

    The First Man in Rome

  • Richard checked and found the smooth snaffle bit to his approval; she wasn't abusing the animals with cruel bits used to dominate, as he knew some of the Sisters did.

    Men Don't Leave Me


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