Noseband
Noseband Nose"band`, n. That part of the headstall of a bridle which passes over a horse's nose. [1913 Webster]

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  • noseband — [nōz′band΄] n. that part of a bridle or halter which passes over the animal s nose: see BRIDLE …   English World dictionary

  • Noseband — Parade horse regalia, showing a noseband attached to a bridle, an example of a noseband used primarily for style, though it also is the point of attachment for a standing martingale. A noseband is the part of a horse s bridle that encircles the… …   Wikipedia

  • noseband — noun Date: circa 1611 the part of a headstall that passes over a horse s nose …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • noseband — nosebanded, adj. /nohz band /, n. that part of a bridle or halter that passes over the animal s nose. See illus. under harness. [1605 15; NOSE + BAND2] * * * …   Universalium

  • noseband — noun The part of a bridle or halter that goes over the nose of an animal, particularly a horse. Syn: bosal …   Wiktionary

  • noseband — n. part of a harness or bridle that rests on an animal s nose …   English contemporary dictionary

  • noseband — noun the strap of a bridle that passes over the horse s nose and under its chin …   English new terms dictionary

  • noseband — nose•band [[t]ˈnoʊzˌbænd[/t]] n. spo the part of a bridle or halter that passes over the animal s nose • Etymology: 1605–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • noseband — /ˈnoʊzbænd/ (say nohzband) noun that part of a bridle or halter which passes over an animal s nose. Also, nosepiece …   Australian English dictionary

  • noseband — n. the lower band of a bridle, passing over the horse s nose …   Useful english dictionary

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