Throatlatch
Throatlatch Throat"latch`, n. A strap of a bridle, halter, or the like, passing under a horse's throat. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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  • throatlatch — [thrōt′lach΄] n. a strap that passes under a horse s throat, for holding a bridle or halter in place: see HARNESS …   English World dictionary

  • throatlatch — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a strap of a bridle or halter passing under a horse s throat see bridle illustration 2. a. : the portion of a horse s throat around which the throatlatch passes see horse illustration b. : a corresponding region on another… …   Useful english dictionary

  • throatlatch — noun Date: 1764 1. a strap of a bridle or halter passing under a horse s throat 2. the part of a horse s throat around which the throatlatch passes see horse illustration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • throatlatch — /throht lach /, n. a strap that passes under a horse s throat and helps to hold a bridle or halter in place. See illus. under harness. [1785 95; THROAT + LATCH] * * * …   Universalium

  • throatlatch — noun Part of a horses bridle that prevents the bridle from coming off over the horses head …   Wiktionary

  • throatlatch — (also throatlash) noun a strap passing under a horse s throat to help keep the bridle in position …   English new terms dictionary

  • throatlatch — throat•latch [[t]ˈθroʊtˌlætʃ[/t]] n. a strap that passes under a horse s throat and helps to hold a bridle or halter in place …   From formal English to slang

  • throatlatch — /ˈθroʊtlætʃ/ (say throhtlach) noun a strap which passes under a horse s throat and helps to hold a bridle or halter in place …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bridle — A bridle is a piece of equipment used to control a horse. The bridle fits over a horse s head, and has the purpose of controlling the horse. It holds a bit in the horse s mouth. As defined in the Oxford English Dictionary, a bridle includes a… …   Wikipedia

  • Halter — A halter, headcollar, or, less often, headstall, is headgear that is used to lead or tie up an animal; it fits behind the ears (behind the poll), and around the muzzle. To handle the animal, a leadline of strap or rope is attached to the halter… …   Wikipedia

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