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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A simple jointed bit for a horse v. - Fit or restrain with a bit; Get hold of or seize quickly and easily.

Usage examples (34)
  • snaffle a horse
  • The top rein ring is located next to the mouthpiece, as in a snaffle, and the rein that attaches to it is thus called the snaffle rein.
  • If the snaffle is to be the predominant bit, its reins should be on the outside, and the curb-reins slack.
  • Fig. 12 for holding the horse to a hunting or racing gallop on a snaffle is the same as Fig. 9, but with the fists closed. for more
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