snaffle bit
Snaffle Snaf"fle, n. [D. snavel a beak, bill, snout; akin to G. schnabel, OHG. snabul,. sneb, snebbe, OFries. snavel mouth, Dan. & Sw. snabel beak, bill, Lith. snapas, and to E. snap, v. See {Snap}, and cf. {Neb}.] A kind of bridle bit, having a joint in the part to be placed in the mouth, and rings and cheek pieces at the ends, but having no curb; -- called also {snaffle bit}. [1913 Webster]

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  • snaffle bit — snaffle, bit made up of two pieces jointed in the middle for a horse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snaffle bit — noun a simple jointed bit for a horse; without a curb • Syn: ↑snaffle • Derivationally related forms: ↑snaffle (for: ↑snaffle) • Hypernyms: ↑bit * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • snaffle-bit — snaffˈle bit noun • • • Main Entry: ↑snaffle …   Useful english dictionary

  • National Snaffle Bit Association — The National Snaffle Bit Association (or NSBA) is an equestrian organization in the United States that promotes and stages Western Pleasure events. It was founded in 1983.[1] It is currently headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Notes ^ NSBA Mission… …   Wikipedia

  • Snaffle — Snaf fle, n. [D. snavel a beak, bill, snout; akin to G. schnabel, OHG. snabul,. sneb, snebbe, OFries. snavel mouth, Dan. & Sw. snabel beak, bill, Lith. snapas, and to E. snap, v. See {Snap}, and cf. {Neb}.] A kind of bridle bit, having a joint in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snaffle bridle — snaffle bridle, a single reined bridle having a snaffle bit …   Useful english dictionary

  • Snaffle — A snaffle bit is the most common type of bit used while riding horses. It consists of a bit mouthpiece with a ring on either side and acts with direct pressure.A snaffle is not necessarily a bit with a jointed bit mouthpiece, as is often thought …   Wikipedia

  • Bit mouthpiece — This article is about the part of a bit that goes into the mouth of a horse. For an overview of bits in general, see Bit (horse). For types of bridles, see Bridle. Single jointed pelham. The mouthpiece is the part of a horse s bit that goes into… …   Wikipedia

  • Bit (horse) — For other uses, see bit (disambiguation). A horse wearing an English bridle with a snaffle bit and a cavesson A bit is a type of horse tack used in equestrian activities, usually made of metal or a synthetic material, and is placed in the mouth… …   Wikipedia

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